I am a native of El Paso and a graduate of Thomas Jefferson High School. After graduation I attended UTEP where I earned my bachelors degree in Bilingual Education. I continued my education and received a Masters in Education from Lesley University in Cambridge,MA . Overall, I have been teaching for 34 years. My first teaching position was at Clardy
Elementary where I taught first grade for a year. The following year I taught second grade and continued teaching second for eleven more years. I came to Lamar Elementary in 1993 where I taught third grade for four years, second grade for ten years and have been teaching fourth grade for four years. Teaching has been a life long journey of which I will always treasure.