About the Teacher

East Tennessee State University:  Bachelor of Science in Psychology with a Minor in Biology

Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary: Master of Arts in Religious Education

University of Texas at Arlington: Master of Science in Curriculum & Instruction with a Science emphasis


2016 - Present:  The Meadows Elementary, DeSoto, Texas

* 4th and 5th Grade Math & Science iSTEAM teacher
* Co-Webmaster and campus photographer

2000 - 2016: Northside Elementary School, DeSoto, Texas

5th Grade Lead Teacher and Science Teacher
       * 4th Grade Science Teacher
       * 3rd Grade Self Contained Teacher
               * Saturday Scholar Coordinator
               * Northside Elementary's 2010-2011 Teacher of the Year
* Chosen to be a PTA LIfetime Member                
               * Webmaster 
               * Campus Photographer
               * The Bunny Handlers Sponsor/Trainer
               * UIL Academic Coach for Charts, Maps, and Graphs Team
               * Campus Communicaton Liaison
               * Mentor Teacher
               * Afterschool Program Teacher

1997-2000: Tate Spring Christian School, Arlington, Texas

               *4th Grade Self Contained Teacher
               *5th & 6th Grade Science and Math Teacher


2000 - 2004:  Class ACT Science team member
2000 - 2016: Northside's Science Contact Representative to District
2000 - 2016:  Participated in district commitees to 
           Design Curriculum Scope and Sequence (various subjects)
           Design/Write Common Assessments and Benchmark Tests 
           Science Supplementary Online Material Committee Member
Ongoing: Professional Development Workshop Presenter/Facilitator
2010 - 2012:  District Training Troops Member
2012-2014:  Campus representative for the District Improvement Committee
2013-2016:  New to the District Teacher Mentor 


2002 - 2004: Chosen to be a member of a Science Collaborative Project in association with A&M Commerce


My past experience also includes teaching at and being assistant director of a day care,  being a Director of Education at a church in Stephenville, a tarmac employee for Piedmont Airlines, and a Resident Assistant of a college dormitory.