HOUSTON, TX – Jim Adler & Associates was proud to present Port Houston Elementary School teacher Martha Tamez with its Making A Difference Award. Tamez, a third-grade bilingual teacher, received the award from attorney Bill Adler on Monday, Aug. 25. The award is designed to recognize an educator from a local school who promotes education in their school and their community. For more than 15 years, Tamez has taught with the goal of giving students the foundation necessary to succeed for the rest of their lives. Tamez also received a $500 Office Depot gift card toward educational equipment for her classes, and she plans to pursue new projects this school year. HISD spokesperson Mariana Pineda shared photos of the presentation on Twitter.