Ana Pereda
Greater Beaumont Area Chamber of Commerce 
Vice President of Economic Development
About Me

With experience in small business development, financial services, and connections across industries, I focus on Business Attraction, Retention and Expansion. I advise companies looking to expand, relocate, and open in the Beaumont area, and I am a native Spanish speaker.

Contact Information

Phone:  (409) 838-6581

Address: 1110 Park Street,

Beaumont, TX, 77701

Beaumont Independent School District (BISD): (PK3-12)

  • With inclusion, safety, and “exemplary education” as its main priorities, BISD hopes to “prepare students for lifelong success” through its Head Start preschool program, 14 elementary schools, 5 middle schools, 3 high schools, and Taylor Career Center.

 

St. Anne Catholic School: (PK3-8)

  • St. Anne’s educational mission is rooted in the belief that an education should be for life, not just for school, a goal fostered within the school’s Catholic community.

Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School (9-12):

  • Stressing the importance of spirituality and morality in addition to academic excellence, Monsignor Kelly Catholic High School prepares students for life beyond the classroom.

 

All Saints Episcopal School: (PK3-8)

  • Since its establishment in 1956, All Saints remains committed to its liberal arts education, athletics programs, and daily chapel, and focus on community service, all while promoting Christian values.

 

St. Anthony Cathedral Basilica School: (PK3-8):

  • With over 118 years of history, St. Anthony Cathedra Basilica School teaches with “the whole child in mind,” promoting learning across all disciplines in a Catholic environment.

Legacy Christian Academy: (K-12)

  • Legacy Christian Academy is a college-preparatory school that aims to develop a Christian character as well as academic excellence within its students.

Harmony Science Academy (K-12)

  • Harmony Science Academy is a member of Harmony Public Schools, a system of 57 public charter schools with an emphasis on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. 

 

Acton Academy: (K-5)

  • Self-branded as a “one-room schoolhouse for the 21st century,” Acton Academy is a new private school that appreciates students’ individuality and independence.

 

Veritas Classical Academy: (PK4-12)

  • A part-time private school, Veritas embraces Christ-centered and classical learning, as well as a liberal arts curriculum.

 

Vanguard Classical Academy: (PK-9)

  • Vanguard offers home-schooled students the opportunity to attend school part-time at First United Methodist Church, where they can participate in extracurricular activities in a Christian community

 

Lamar University

  • Lamar University is a four-year college and member of the Texas State University System. Lamar has nearly doubled enrolled in the past ten years. Graduates from the nursing, education, engineering, and business colleges provide a pipeline of competitive workforce to the area’s growing industries. Lamar University also recently inaugurated the Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship (CICE), which acts as a channel for interaction between Lamar University and the industry. The university has been ranked as a best value school for students pursuing engineering as a major by PayScale’s 2017 College Return on Investment report

 

Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT):

  • LIT is a two-year public college that supports Beaumont’s need to keep up with the constant workforce demands of the area’s industry. Around 3,000 students are enrolled in more than 50 degree and certificate programs in fields including healthcare, energy, technology, and healthcare. LIT provides customized non-credit education and training programs for a variety of industries. In 2018, LIT was ranked the best community college in Texas by Niche.          

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