Degrees and Certifications:
Elementary Education (K-8) Minor: Reading ESL Certified GT Certified
Mrs. Susan Mertz
Mrs. Mertz is a 5th grade teacher who is currently teaching all subjects to her homeroom class. She graduated from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas in December of 1987 with a major in Elementary Education and a minor in reading. This is her 33rd year in the classroom working with elementary students. Mrs. Mertz began her career in Aldine ISD in Houston, Texas teaching 1st, 3rd,and 4th grades and was a Skills Specialist and Testing Coordinator her last 7 years in Aldine on two elementary campuses, before moving with her family to the Hill Country 18 years ago. She is married to her husband of 33 years, Brice Mertz, who is also a teacher at Champion High School in Boerne ISD. They have two children who have been a part of the Boerne school system. Their son, Jacob, graduated from Boerne High in 2008 and has been married to his wife, Liza, for 3 years. Their daughter, Elle, graduated Boerne High School in 2021 is now attending the University of Texas in Austin and majoring in Psychology.
Mrs. Mertz always knew she wanted to be a teacher since she was a young girl. She has had several teachers from first grade through college who were a positive impact on her life and she always wanted to have the same impact, if not more, on each student that entered her classroom. Mrs. Mertz believes being able to be a part of her students' academic lives, as well being able to witness the growth from August to May of each child is such a special privilege to be a part of. She continues to love what she does and feels blessed to serve the Boerne community each and every day. Mrs. Mertz looks forward to many more years in being a part of Boerne ISD.
Mrs. Mertz can be contacted at 830-357-4376 Monday through Friday. Her conference period is 8:00- 8:50 daily.