I graduated from Prairiland High School, Paris Junior College, and Texas A&M-Commerce with a Bachelors in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Reading.
I also attended the University of North Texas where I studied Biology and Chemistry. I am CPR certified as well.
I continue my education taking leadership, differentiation, Capturing Kids Hearts, Dyslexia, Poverty, Eduhero, and technology training throughout the year.
This is my 5th year at Aikin, and my 12th in PISD. I currently teach 4th grade Science and Social Studies.
I started teaching in 1998 at Mt Pleasant Jr. High, teaching 7 th grade Science, Journalism, and Coaching Track and Girls Basketball. In 2004, I began my career with Paris ISD teaching 1st grade at Justiss Elementary. In 2011 I moved to Oklahoma and taught Science and English at the Middle School where I was also Cheer coach. I taught 4th grade English Language Arts at Aikin for 2 years.
I have four children. Jordan, Lawren, Ashlee, and my youngest son, Tristan, 3 years old with Cystic Fibrosis. We live in the country and have horses, dogs, and mini-potbelly pigs.
When I am not at school, I am doing something with my family. We love summertime and we love to swim, ride horses, play softball, Tae Kwon Do, Church, gymnastics and cheer.