Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors in Choral Music Education - University of North Texas Music EC-12

Mr. Richard Serra

Mr. Serra is thilled to be back at Shepton High School having first been a student (2004-2006) and now taking over as choir director. He grew up in Austin, TX then moved to Plano in 2002 attending Renner Middle School, Shepton High School, and Plano West Senior High School. Mr. Serra attended the University of North Texas and graduated in 2016 after student teaching with Terry Berrier at Wylie East High School. He previously taught at the middle school level before coming to Plano ISD. Mr. Serra has had the privelege to travel the world performing in bands from Germany to Vegas playing both original and cover music. He has been married 4 years to his wife Bonnie Serra who also serves Plano ISD as an English teacher and Theatre Director at Clark High School. They have a yorkie, Biddy Bo, and two cats, Ringo and Atlas. Mr. Serra is a nerd and loves comic books, video games, board games, scary movies,The Lord of The Rings, and Star Wars. 

He is currently seeking his MBA in finance at the University of North Texas.