Grand Oak Academy Team

Chris McDavid

Academy Director

Chris McDavid is an experienced teacher from Houston, Texas. He holds certifications in Early Childhood through Sixth Grade Education, Special Education, and English as a Second Language. Chris began his career as a substitute teacher in 2009. He has four years of experience teaching a Social Development class in Clear Creek Independent School District. As a Social Development teacher, he taught all subject areas in grades ranging from kindergarten to fifth grade, served as a mentor to first-year teachers, and sponsored extracurricular activities on campus. Chris was awarded Teacher of the Year at John F. Ward Elementary for the 2014-15 school year. He holds a Bachelor of Science from Louisiana State University in Business with a Minor in Business Management.

Lissette Espinoza


Lissette Espinoza is an experienced teacher from Houston, TX. She holds a teaching certification in Early Childhood through 6th grade education and a Special Education certification in Early Childhood through 12th grade. Lissette started her career as a substitute teacher in 2012. She has four years teaching experience in a Life Skills class in Pasadena Independent School District. As a teacher, she taught all subject areas, facilitated social inclusion clubs at her campus, and was awarded First Year Teacher of the Year in 2014. She holds a Bachelor’s of Science from The University of the Incarnate Word. Lissette is currently pursuing her Master’s degree in Special education and BCBA certification at Sam Houston State University.

Contact Us

Grand Oak Academy is located at the same location as our parent clinic, Behavior TLC in Clear Lake. We share a parking lot for ease of providing comprehensive wrap-around services complete with educational and behavioral goals under the supervision of special education certified teachers and BCBA’s. Address: 1001 Pineloch Drive, Suite 600 Houston, Texas 77092 Phone: 281-461-6888 Fax: 866-237-5824 Emails: Information: Christopher McDavid, Lead Teacher: Carla Cramer, Office Manager: