I’ve spent time in classrooms during most of the years of my life. I attended kindergarten through high school in Helena, Arkansas. College brought me to the University of Dallas where I studied psychology and English and got certified to teach. I taught at Irving High School from 1982 until 1989 when I began graduate school at Texas Woman’s University. Years of volunteering in my son and daughter’s schools followed, including: leading Junior Great Books, Go Van Gogh, Art to Go, mentoring, and 12 years serving on the LISD Board of Trustees. I taught English IV and creative writing at McKinney North High School from 2008-2011. Last year I taught pre-AP 6th grade ELAR at SCIS. This year I am excited to teach our 6th grade GT ELAR classes. Please join me in being active in our schools. Public education flourishes with community involvement.
My family includes my husband David and adult children Reo and Cameron. We moved to Fairview in 1998.
Outside of school I love to spend time outdoors, cook yummy, healthy food, walk or jog almost every day, read books, plays, newspapers, and blogs, and write about life. I’m a Dallas Morning News volunteer columnist. Check out some of my columns: