1st. Grade Teacher
I am a graduate of Eastern New Mexico.
Bachelor of Arts in Education
Classroom Teacher Grades EC-4, Bilingual Generalist Spanish (EC-4), Special Education (Pre-k-12)
Dyslexia Intervention Program, 19th Annual Elementary Literacy Institute, FISD 2014 Engagement Conference, Annette Breaux, The I-pad Academy, Differentiated Filtering Level II, Identifying Dyslexia: Assessment Training with Linda Sullivan, Dyslexia Overview 2014, Report Writing for Dyslexia: Pulling the Data Together for a Comprehensive Picture (1-12)
I graduated from Eastern New Mexico. I taught in a Magnet School called La Casita Elementary for 3 years. I also taught in Special Education in a Resource Room for 3 years. I joined Friona ISD in 2004. I taught Pre-k for 2 years, then I taught in a Bilingual Kindergarten room for 9 years. I was the School District Dyslexia teacher for 4 years in the Elementary. I just finished my 15th year at Friona I.S.D.
I started off at Bovina I.S. D. in a Resource classroom. I worked there for 7 years. I joined Clovis Municipal Schools for 31/2 years. I taught 3rd. grade 1/2 year and 2nd grade for 3 years. I went back to Bovina for 1 year then later I taught for Roosevelt Elementary in Lubbock, Texas, grades 2nd.,3rd,.4th and 5th. Then I was blessed to become a part of Friona I.S.D. I taught Headstart for 2 years then Kindergarten Bilingaul for 9 years. I taught Dyslexia for 4 years at Friona I.S.D. This year I will be teaching 1st. Grade at the Primary
I am married to a very Special man named John Ortiz. February 10th 2018 was our 45 Wedding Anniversary. We were blessed with 3 sons and 1 daughter. We have 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. We have a granddaughter who is a Senior this year, we also have another granddaughter who is a Sophomore, bother our granddaughters represent Friona ISD proudly as they are both Cheerleaders. We have a grandson in 8th grade, one in 7th and another grandson in 5th. Our oldest grandson is a graduate from Texas Tech. Our other grandson is attending Texas Tech also. We do not have any pets.
I like to travel and explore new places and experiences. I like to draw and like plants. I enjoy teaching and interacting with children.