About the Teacher

                    
          
Years of Experience:
27 years
The first five were in Brady ISD where I taught 5th grade Reading and GT

20 years in Gregory- Portland ISD where I taught 4th - 6th grades ELA and Advanced Placement classes as well as GT cluster classes. In addition I coached Destination Imagination teams as the manager and coordinator for years.

Returned back to Brady last year and am on round two back where I fell in love with teaching.

Education:
*Bachelor's of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies with a specialization in Math and Reading at Tarleton State University

*Gifted and Talented Endorsement added to certification in the early 2000's. 

Awards:
*1998 Rising Star Gifted and Talented Teacher for Region 15
* 2016 Teacher of the Month for G-P Intermediate
* 2017 Campus Teacher of the Year for G-P Intermediate
*2017 Named District Secondary Teacher of the Year for G-PISD
* 2017/18 Awarded San Patricio County Educator Business Award for Gregory-Portland ISD

Passions: art, traveling, cooking, building, remodeling, designing, spending time with my loved ones and friends, love to coach my Odyssey of the Mind and DI teams, and I absolutely LOVE hearing from all of my former students!