I received my degree in business administration and primary education from Lamar University. I also studied education (early childhood through 6th grade) and ESL at Texas State University. I moved to Austin in 2000 and began working at Hill Country in 2015. I’ve also taught at Regents School of Austin and Strickland Christian School. My son is a Hill Country alumni, Class of 2021, and my daughter is a current Hill Country students, Class of 2024.

What is your favorite sport?
Baseball and softball

What is your favorite hobby or one of your favorite things?
Party planning and making cards and invitations.

What is your favorite food?
Tex-Mex and asian cuisine

Growing up, you hoped to become a…
Marine biologist, a teacher, and a mother.

Other than the Bible, what’s your all-time favorite book?
The Tale of the Three Trees by Angela E. Hunt and The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

What is an interesting fact about you?
I had a successful career in the accounting world for many years and then decided at the young age of 35 to pursue my lifelong dream of being an educator. After having two children and spending some time as a stay-at-home mother, I went back to school to finish my education degree.

If you could meet one historical figure or famous person, who would it be and why?
Any artist from the Renaissance era to discuss their inspiration and techniques. Especially Leonardo Da Vinci with his wide array of interests and gifts – or any of the Avengers!

What song would be the soundtrack to your life?
“Jesus Take the Wheel”

What is your favorite Scripture or quote?
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

What do you believe makes Hill Country distinct?
Hill Country teachers provide the resources to learn and comprehend truth and how to persevere and grow throughout life. We teach students how to have faith and correlate the gospel in their lives. Our teachers truly do love their students and make sure that their students know that they are a treasure.

What do you love about teaching at Hill Country?
I love the special bonds and friendships I have made with my students and their families. It’s a blessing to pray with them and for them each day, even after they have been promoted out of my classroom. It is a blessing like no other!