Allen Academy Faculty Member since 2005
- B.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, Texas A&M University
What do you love about Allen? Allen is not just a school, it is a family!
Other hats you wear or have worn at Allen or previous schools:
- Director of Christian Education at First United Methodist Church Bryan, Texas
- HOSTS Coordinator for Bryan ISD
- Previously a 1st, 3rd, 4th and 5th grade instructor at Allen Academy
What are you passionate about? Traveling! While traveling I love to immerse myself in the history, culture and traditions of new places.
Interesting Facts about you: My first teaching position was outside Stephenville, Texas in the Three Way School District, where I taught Kindergarten, First Grade and Second Grade within one classroom. The experience and organizational skills I learned during that first year have been invaluable to me during my teaching career.
Favorite book? Oh the Places You’ll Go by Dr. Seuss
Favorite quote? “For every minute you are angry you lose sixty seconds of happiness.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
What causes are close to your heart? Animal Rescue/Adoptions – We have adopted several animals from agencies in the area which have been some of the most wonderful and loving pets. I also rescued a percheron filly and colt, trained them for several months and then had the pleasure of seeing them adopted by wonderful A&M students who now show them in equestrian competitions.
If you were a fictional character, who would you be? Tinkerbell, because I love seeing everyone happy and what better way to spread joy than with a little pixie dust!