Mr. Bert HilliardContact informationE-Mail: Bertram.Hilliard@husd.orgVoicemail: 480.279.6998Availability: Unless I have a meeting or a conference, I am generally available after school until 4:15. The best way to reach me is via e-mail. In most cases, I will respond to your e-mail, phone call or note within 24 hours.Education / Experience: I was born and raised in Virginia and earned my BA in History at Randolph-Macon College in Ashland, Virginia. After moving to Arizona in 1991, I earned my Post-Baccalaureate degree from ASU. I started my teaching career as a fifth grade teacher in Mesa and later Deer Valley. After working in the business world as a loan officer and being a stay at home dad, I resumed my teaching career as a 7th & 8th grade ELA teacher in Anthem for five years. Upon moving to Mesa, I sought a teaching position in the Higley School District and had the pleasure of being hired at Coronado Elementary. I am excited to begin my fifth year at Coronado Elementary. Go Coyotes!Family: I have been married to my wife, Amy, for over 27 years. All three of our children are Sun Devils. Our older daughter, Lexi, teaches math and science in Tempe while our son Josh graduated from ASU in May and is attempting to get into law school. Our younger daughter, Hope, will be attending Barrett Honors College and nursing school at ASU in the fall. Rounding out our family are Izzy, a golden retreiver, Aspen, our husky, and Puggles the pug.Likes: I love watching college football and despite being born in Virginia and living in Arizona, I am a HUGE Oklahoma Sooner fan. I enjoy fishing, seafood, and the beach! In fact, two of my favorite vacation spots are the Turks and Caicos and Cabo.I look forward to working with your child this year and hopefully, helping him or her grow both academically and socially.