Learning & Innovation Specialist
Degrees and Certifications:
BS - East Texas State 1996
M.Ed - Texas A&M University 1998
GT Certification - University of North Texas 2003
Library Certification - Texas A&M University - Commerce 2012
I am so excited about this school year! This is my 10th year in Sunnyvale and my 18th year to teach.
I graduated from East Texas State University (now Texas A&M University - Commerce - Go Lions!) with my Bachelor of Science in Counseling & Guidance and Speech. I received my Masters of Education from Texas A&M University - College Station (Gig 'Em Aggies) in Educational Administration I am certified in Technology Applications & Elementary Education. I have my Gifted Education Endorsement from the University of North Texas. In 2012, I completed my coursework and am now a certified Librarian.
I am married and have 3 sons. My oldest son, Sam is in 11th grade at SHS. My middle son, Zac is in 9th grade at SHS. My youngest son, Brennan is in the in 4th grade at SES. I love sports, reading, writing, yoga and friends. Previously, I taught in the Mesquite and Community school districts.
In my role as Learning & Innovation Specialist, I am in charge of the Middle School Library. I also get to help middle school and high school teachers with innovative learning strategies. I love serving teachers and students in this way. This year I'll get to spend time at both the middle school and high school. My office is at the middle school library. I also get to teach MakerSpace for 6th graders each morning.
Let the adventure begin!