I graduated from Bonds-Wilson High School in Charleston, South Carolina in 1972.
I graduated with a BA in Spanish in 1976 from Louisiana Tech in Ruston, Louisiana.
I earned a BA in Spanish Education in 1978 from Louisiana Tech in 1978.
BA in Spanish education with a minor in English.
Spanish- highly qualified
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Continuing Education courses are both ongoing and numerous for all MISD personnel. This summer I took Student Centered Learning and Project Based Learning. In addition I taught Spanish in the Classroom. I attended the mini-workshops held at the high school in August 2017. Those classes included a course on Basic Photoshop, Appreciating the Fine Arts, and Technology in the Classroom.
I started teaching in Malakoff in 2005. This year I will be responsible for Spanish 1, Creative Writing, and ESL.
I taught in CrossRoads for four years and then returned home to Malakoff. A few years ago I volunteered to do One Act Play and UIL Journalism. I came to realize what an impact UIL has on our students. As a result, I continue to involve myself in UIL activities. These students are so important. If I can make a difference, I want to do this!
I am a recent widow. We were married for 37 years.We have three beautiful daughters. Two went to Malakoff High School and later went to North Texas. One went to A&M in College Station. All three earned their bachelor’s degree. One now has her master’s degree. I have two very amusing outside cats and want to adopt a rescue dog.
When I am not teaching I have several hobbies. Favorites include kayaking, being part of a chase team for hot-air balloons, reading for pleasure, photography, and listening to different genres of music. I also like traveling and learning about different areas of the United States and Europe. My husband and I hosted students through an exchange program for several years. We had kids from Germany, Brazil, and the Netherlands. They all went to Malakoff High School. I am passionate about teaching. I love what I do.