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Colleen Hightower

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated from Stoughton Senior High in Stoughton, Wisconsin. In 2006, I graduated from Amarillo College with a Associate of Science degree. After graduating from AC, I attended West Texas A & M and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies.  In 2012, I graduated with Master’s Degree in Elementary Education. 

Degrees and Certifications:

I have degrees in Science and Elementary education.

My certifications are in EC- 6 Elementary Education and 4 – 8 Social Studies

Professional Development:

  • Sheltered Instruction and Integration of the ELPS
  • Texas Behavior Support Conference 
  • Decoding and the Struggling Reader grades K-12
  • RTI 101
  •  Creating a Language Rich Classroom Using Sheltered Strategies

Current Position:

This is my first year teaching at Friona Elementary School. I am currently teaching fourth grade writing. 

Previous Position:


Family Information:

After moving to Summerfeild, I met and married my husband in 1983. We have a set of twins, one boy and one girl who are the oldest of our three children. Our youngest child is a boy. Our twins have Bachelor’s degrees and our youngest is a diesel mechanic.My daughter is a teacher and her brother is IT computer programmer.

I am a animal person because I have several pets. My pets include three dogs, one cat and 10 fish. 

Personal Information:

My hobbies are reading and playing board games. When I am not teaching, I am reading or outside playing catch with my Catahoula cowdog. 

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