Phone: 214-496-5923


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Arts from Vassar College Masters of Education in Teaching from University of Texas at Arlington

Mrs. Janelle Bence

English I in Critical Literacies

Janelle Bence, 9th Grade English facilitator, is in her 21st year of teaching and seventh year at NTH@C. She has vast experience with English Language Learners in both urban and suburban school districts. Mrs. Bence is an active teacher-leader for the National Writing Project (NWP) where she served on the Board of Directors for 3 years. She has presented at many national and international conferences such as Deeper Learning, NWP Annual Meeting, National Council for Teachers of English, AP, New Tech Annual Conference, and AERA. In 2018, she was selected to receive the Outstanding Teaching of Humanities by Humanities Texas. Her passions are teaching writing, yoga, sourdough baked goods, amplifying learner voice, and civic engagement.

Deeper learning is designed collaboratively one authentic and purposeful project at a time.

Class Schedule

Time Period Course Room
8:50 a.m.-10:20 a.m. 1st (A Day) 5th (B Day) Planning and Conference 304
10:30 p.m.-12:00 p.m. Section 1: 2nd (A Day) 6th (B Day) Critical Literacies (English I) 304
12:10 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Section 2: 3rd (A Day) 7th (B Day) Critical Literacies (English I) 304
2:00 p.m.-2:40 p.m. Independent Study Independent Study 304
2:40 p.m.-4:10 p.m. Section 3: 4th (A Day) 8th (B Day) Critical Literacies (English I) 304

Tutoring Schedule

  • Please let us know ahead of time that you plan to attend so we can get any resources ready if needed.

    • Wednesday before school 8:15-8:45 and after school 4:10-4:40
    • Independent Study
    • All other times by appointment