Professional Profile

I have been a teacher for 17 years, elementary school for 10 years and high school 7 years. I taught a variety of subjects ranging from Biology, AP Biology, Anatomy and Physiology, and IPC to elementary science.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2004 - Present

High School Science Teacher

Del Valle Independent School District

I taught a variety of subjects and grades levels at the high school level.  I taught IPC, Biology I, PAP Biology, AP Biology, and Anatomy and Physiology.  These classes range from 9th grade to 12th grade.  I also coached the Colorguard and Winterguard for two years.

Jul 2009 - Aug 2009

Camp Instructor

Austin Community College

Designed, coordinated, and delivered a Crime Scene Investigation curriculum to 14-16 year olds as part of a Texas Youth Workforce Summer Program.

Feb 1995 - Aug 2004

Elementary Science Teacher

Del Valle ISD

I taught a variety of grades and subjects thougout the 10 years I taught elementary school.  I taught 6th grade GT self-contained, 4th grade self-contained, 4th grade math and science, and 4th grade science only.  I also taught one year of technology to PK - 6th grade.

Education

Education
Aug 1991 - Aug 1994

B.S.

Texas State University
Jan 1990 - Aug 1991

N/A

Austin Community College

I also attended ACC for two years just prior to transferring to teach high school (2001-2003). I took the courses in the Biotechnology Certification Program so that I would be prepared to move into high school science.

Skills

Skills

Web Page Master

I have designed and maintained the webpages for all courses taught over the past five years.  I keep our entire course online including: calendars, powerpoints, all class documents, labs, links, and related resources, as well as daily communications.

Curriculum Analysis

Using test data, I am able to assess success of implemented curriculum and adjust curriculum to meet the needs of individual students.

Curriculum Designer

Designing curriculum based on course taught. Varies from year to year based on teaching assignment.

Certifications

Certifications

Elementary Self-Contained Grades 1-8

Texas State Board of Education

Elementary Geography Grades 1-8

Texas State Board of Education
Oct 2009 - Sep 2015

Composite Science 8-12

Texas State Board of Education
Oct 2009 - Sep 2015

Life Science Grades 8-12

Texas State Board of Education
Oct 2009 - Sep 2015

Secondary Geography Grades 6-12

Texas State Board of Education
Mar 2012 - Sep 2015

Principal

Texas State Board of Education