I was born in Ft. Stockton, Texas and graduated from Ft. Stockton High School in 1978.
I went to Abilene Christian University and graduated in 1982 with a BS in education.
I have a BS in Education.
I also have a minor in reading andPre-K, kindergarten.
I am now certified in ESL.
I attend all workshops that the district requires the educators to attend, both during school and summertime. Also any time I am able to attend workshops specifically in reading I will attend. I always enjoy listening to spearker that have new and fresh ideas.
I started teaching in the Friona School District in the fall of 1996.
I have been teaching and encouraging students for 19 years. The first 6 years I was a Jr. Hiigh coach for 7th and 8th girls basketball and track. I then moved to the Elementary campus and have been teaching here ever since. Currently I am teaching 5th grade reading and my goal is tomake life time readers.
I started teaching in the fall of 1982 in Amarillo, Texas. I was a kindergarten teacher for one year and then married and moved to Stratford, Texas and taught in the Stratford school district for 4 years. There I taught 2nd grade for one year and kindergarten for 3 years.
I then chose to stay at home with my babies for the next 7 years before returning to the teaching field.
I have been married to Thomas Reed for the past 31 years. We have 4 children. All four of our children graduated from Friona High School.
Shayli graduated from ACU in 2011 and is now attending Ocupational Therapy school in San Antonio and will graduate in the fall of 2015.
Sawyer gaduated from ACU in 2012 with a business degree and is now working for the company James Jones. He married in May 2014 and his wife is an educator.
Stetson graduated from ACU in 2014 and is now applying to attend Physical Therapy School.
Teri is a freshman at LCU majoring in education.
Our family has 3 dogs Laska, Kinsler, and Meeko, a snake Ninja who is 19 years old, and also a guinea pig named Kramer.
My hobbies include spending time with my family. When the children are able to come home I love cooking and getting things ready for them.
I love to read. I always have a book with me and enjoy watching football and other sports while reading by book.
I enjoy the outdoors any chance I get.