2015 Freelance Consultant Crayola Texas 2004-2013 Gardens Elementary, PISD Pasadena, TX Music Teacher/ Art Teacher Design and implement TEKS based lessons for music and art K -4 Direct school wide and community Fine Arts programs Develop and implement the Linking Literacy and Paint Me a Story curriculum programs Instruct and coordinate technology instruction Campus Technology Liaison, PTA Arts in Education representative, Governor’s Educator Excellence Grant committee chair, 2002-2004 South Houston Elementary, PISD Pasadena, TX Music Teacher Design and implement TEKS based lessons for music K -4 Direct school wide and community fine arts programs 2001-2002 PH Greene Elementary, CCISD Webster, TX 2nd Grade Teacher Design and implement TEKS based interdisciplinary lessons for 2nd grade
Multisensory teaching style to address the learner as a whole child. Hands-on learning to build creativity, critical thinking skills. Every learning experiences fosters the imagination of every child.
2013 Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children grantee 2011-2012 ING Unsung Hero award winner Crayola Champion Creatively Alive Children grantee Pasadena Education Foundation Grant Recipient 2010-2011 HEB Excellence in Education Award Regional Finalist Pasadena ISD Together We Can Award “Make Magic” nominee Target Field Trip Grant recipient Pasadena Education Foundation Grant Recipient 2009-2010 HEB Excellence in Education Award Semi Finalist PasadenaISD Musical Festival Activity Co-Chair Performance group for National Association for Elementary School Principals 2007-2008 HEB Excellence in Education Award Semi Fanalist Whataburger Whataguy’s Super Hero Award 2006-2007 Recipient of Governor’s Educator Excellence Award
1996-2001 University Of Houston Houston, Texas Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies Specializations in Music and Social Studies 1st through 8th grade Specialization in Art EC-12 Fall 1996 University of Texas Austin, Texas Undergraduate studies at School of Music
I have been an educator and writer for fifteen years. I work with my husband in our music ministry (evermoreministries.com) in Pasadena, TX where we raise our five children. I love working to impact the lives of others.