• Melissa Drake

    Melissa Drake


    Mrs. Drake received her BSEd from Abilene Christian University in 1985. Her experience includes assignments in Birdville ISD, Grapevine Colleyville ISD and Keller ISD. Through her time in education, Mrs. Drake taught Kindergarten, 2nd grade, 4th grade, and 5th grade, and as a GT specialist. She has served as a Gifted and Talented Specialist in Keller ISD for eight years and has had the opportunity to work at South Keller Intermediate, Indian Springs, and Bear Creek.

    Email: melissa.drake@kellerisd.net

  • Heather Thornton

    Heather Thornton


    The 2022-23 school year will be Mrs. Thornton's 26th year in teaching, her 23rd in Keller ISD.  She taught third and fourth grade for 13 years at Willis Lane Elementary before becoming a Gifted & Talented Specialist ten years ago.  She joined the BCI family in 2013 and has truly found her home guiding students in the GT program.