Ms. Pia Surgent



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Pia Surgent

My name is Pia Surgent, and I am starting my fifteenth year in education. I spent two years as a substitute teacher (Dallas ISD/Various schools) and six years as a language arts/reading teacher (Dallas ISD/Henry W. Longfellow ).  I am currently an English III teacher at Pace High School. I enjoy reading, writing, blogging, reviewing books, and traveling.


"You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me." - C.S. Lewis 


Pace Schedule:

7:30-8:28-First Period    

8:29-9:29-Second Period   

9:30-10:35-Third Period (Mentoring on Wednesdays) 

10:36-11:36-Fourth Period

11:37-1:08-Fifth Period (A lunch 11:37-12:07)

1:09-2:04-Sixth Period

2:05-3:00-Seventh Period


Phone: 972-708-2470




Degrees and Certifications:



Bachelor of Arts in General Studies (Management), Dallas Baptist University

Master of Arts in Management, Dallas Baptist University

Master of Science in Education (Literacy), UT Arlington (In progress)



English Language Arts and Reading, 4-8

English Language Arts and Reading, 8-12

ESL Supplemental, 4-12

SPED Supplemental, 4-12

Principal, EC-12

  • Pace Schedule:

    7:30-8:29-First Block   59 minutes (Planning Period)


    8:30-9:29-Second Block   59 minutes


    9:30-10:29-Third Block   59 minutes


    10:30-11:34-Fourth Block   64 minutes


    11:35-12:59-Fifth Block   84 minutes

    A lunch 11:35-12:04   29 minutes

    Transition 12:04-12:05

    Class 12:05-12:59   54 minutes

    B lunch 12:05-12:34 29 minutes

    Transition 12:34-12:35

    Class, 11:35-12:05, 12:35-12:59   54 minutes

    1:00-1:59-Sixth Block     59 minutes

    Transition 1:59-2:00

    2:00-3:00-Seventh Block   60 minutes