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Vanessa Cordes, MSW

Vanessa Cordes joined Aristoi Classical Academy as the General Education Counselor in May 2022. As a fifth generation native of Katy, she is proud to serve and give back to the community in which she was raised.


Mrs. Cordes graduated from Baylor University with a B.S. in Education, with a concentration in French and Political Science. She spent twelve years teaching French and Government in a local independent school district before taking a break to stay at home with her children.


Mrs. Cordes later spent 10 years writing curriculum and working as the Director of Children’s Ministry at a local church, where she developed an interest in therapeutic care for children and families. She later enrolled in a graduate program at The University of Texas at Arlington, receiving her master’s degree in social work, with a concentration in direct practice with children and families. She is passionate about equipping children and families with resources to navigate life’s greatest challenges.


In addition to working with children, Mrs. Cordes enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She remains active in her church and in community service. You will often find her hanging by the pool, traveling to new places, trying out fun recipes, or curled up with a good book.