Ms. Pia Surgent



Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Pia Surgent

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


Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.

Nelson Mandela 


Pace Schedule:

7:30-8:29-Planning Period    

8:30-9:29-Second Block   

9:30-10:29-Third Block

10:30-11:34-Fourth Block

11:35-1:00-Fifth Block (B lunch 12:05-12:34)

1:00-1:59-Sixth Block

2:00-3:00-Seventh Block


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



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