Welcome to Algebra I! I am excited to be your teacher this year. I know that if we work together this will be a great year!!
I am new to Jarrell ISD, but not new to Jarrell. I have lived in Jarrell for seven years with my husband and two boys, one will be in Pre-K and one will be in sixth grade. While serving in the US Army in Germany, I completed my Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland University College European Division in Psychology. When I exited the military, I went back to school and received my Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Texas State University. As I was completing the MBA program, I realized that I was in school because I wanted to be in the classroom. I completed Alternative Certification for 4-8 Mathematics. My true passion is teaching. Last summer, I decided I would go back to school for a second Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Mathematics at University of Texas at Arlington. I applied and was accepted into the program. Finishing my third semester with a 4.0 GPA, I am enjoying the challenge of going back to school. I will complete this degree in February. The past ten years teaching 7th through 11th grades, have helped me grow and develop into a better teacher and teacher leader. Being in a math classroom has confirmed my beliefs that learning is fun. I believe that building relationships with each student is just as important in their educational career as is learning the material. A positive relationship will cause students to take pride in their work and strive to do their best.
*Single Subject Spiral of Wide or College Ruled
* Notebook paper
*1 box of tissues
*Pencils and red grading pen
*1 package or spiral of graph paper
*Optional: Graphing calculator (I have a classroom set, but they must stay in the classroom.)