Enthusiastic, nurturing, and motivated educator with an inquiry and data-based approach to instruction, always striving to reach each and every kind of learner to be a successful student and individual.


Work History
Aug 2014 - Jun 2015

Substitute Teacher

Chisum Elementary School

Maintain classroom order and follow normal classroom procedures by ensuring time management is met and following lesson plans.

Jan 2015 - May 2015

4th Grade Writing Internship/Residency

Chisum Elementary School 
  • Collaborative teaching in a writing classroom
  • Designing differentiated lessons
  • Utilizing small group instruction during RTI 
  • Analyzing data from assessments to make goals
  • Teaching STAAR material in creative ways
Aug 2014 - Dec 2014

1st Grade Internship/Residency

Chisum Elementary School
  • Taught Social Studies lessons
  • Acquired classroom management skills
  • Drafted newsletters for parent-teacher communication
  • Student engagement and technology use Ex. Smart Board, iPad, ELMO
  • Documenting running records


Aug 2012 - May 2015

Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies EC-6

Texas A&M University-Commerce               Commerce, TX

GPA: 3.85

Jun 2009 - May 2012

Associates of Science in Elementary Education

Paris Junior College                                        Paris, TX

GPA: 3.25

Jun 2009

High School Diploma

Detroit High School



Computer Skills:

Mac and Windows proficiency, Social Media, Parent Communication, Gradebook

Subject Strenghts:

Reading, Writing and Science

Technical Skills:

Collaborative, Leadership, Detail Oriented, Organized



Wendy Ruthart

Chisum Elementary Principal

Carla Sanders

1st grade mentor teacher

(903) 517-6425

Amy Ball

4th grade mentor teacher

(903) 249-3975