STEM Academies Coordinator (FBISD)
Donald Lam is an educator from Houston, Texas. He received his bachelor’s degree in Political Science from the University of Houston and his Master of Science in Educational Management from University of Houston – Clear Lake. Donald began his career as a U.S. government teacher and head tennis coach at Elsik High School. He then was appointed Secondary Assistant Principal at T.H. Rogers School, a special population school that serves gifted and talented, deaf and hard of hearing, and physically impaired students. Donald is currently with Fort Bend ISD as the district Academy Coordinator overseeing the Engineering, Math and Science, and Medical Science Academies with each academy focusing on a specific STEM pathway.
Donald arrived in the United States as a refugee from Vietnam in 1980, learning English as his fourth language. He can speak conversational Mandarin Chinese, Teochew Chinese, and Vietnamese. Donald resides with his wife Jennie and three children, Trinity, Katelyn and Aiden in Sugar Land, Texas. In his free time, he enjoys watching his two daughters play golf, working in his garden, playing video games with his son, and taking reflection walks.