I am a 3rd year high school journalism teacher, with a B.S. in Journalism and a minor in Sociology. I advise our student newspaper and student yearbook, and serve as an academic coach for UIL journalism events.
I have a very student-centered teaching style, with firm but reasonable expectations for my 9-12th graders. I believe in group participation and student-led discussions as well as teacher-centered instruction.
My student publications have received Awards of Achievement for the past two years from the Interscholastic Press League Association. My students have been named to the Texas All-State Journalism Team and have won Tops in Texas awards from the University Interscholastic League.
2010: Bachelor's of Science degree in journalism, minor in sociology with teacher's education from the University of Texas at Tyler (Magna cum laude distinction) Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society of Two-Year Colleges, member Alpha Chi International College Honor Society, member
I am the proud mother of a four year old and the wife of a veteran living in East Texas.