• Education:

    • BSc Agriculture Education - Texas Tech University (May 2008)
    • PG Diploma Animal Behaviour and Welfare- Writtle College (April 2010)
    • MSc Animal Science- West Texas A&M (August 2011)

    Credentials and Experience:

    Certifications: Agricultural Science 8-12         Life Sciences 8-12

    Experience: 6 years at Byron Nelson High School (NISD) where I taught the following:

    • Inclusion, On-level and Pre-AP Biology
    • Wildlife/Ecology Management, Small Animal Management, Livestock Production, Horiticulture, Landscape Design, Equine Science, Vet Med Applications
    • Forensic Science

    Fun Facts:

    • First female to graduate from high school (3 generations on my mother's side), graduate from college and only family member to hold a Master's degree
    • I lived in southeast England and southern Holland
    • Originally wanted to be a large animal veterinarian and spent almost 8 years as a veterinary technician in college
    • My other dream job (outside of teaching) would be to host my own travel tv show that focuses on family travel

    I grew up all over the Arlington, Mansfield and Kennedale area and graduated from Kennedale High School. In 2008, I graduated from Texas Tech University and then in 2011 obtained my Masters Degree from West Texas A&M. I was very fortunate to begin my graduate work abroad in 2010 in the UK and Netherlands. This was one of the most beneficial and eye-openning experiences in my life! My husband and I have been married for 10 years this November and have 3 children; 2 girls and 1 little boy. We raise commerical Red Angus and Simmental cattle near Ponder.