I was born in San Diego, Texas. I graduated from San Diego High School in 1982. I earned my Bachelor's at Laredo State University. I began teaching in 1992/93 in Laredo, Texas. I was a middle school teacher with Laredo ISD at Lamar Middle School for 21 years where I taught 8th grade Language Arts. I have been with Magee Intermediate for 6 years. My certifications include Bilingual and Gifted and Talented. My passion is reading and every year my goal is to encourage students to read.