Graduated from Ballinger High School 1977
Graduated from Texas Tech University 1980
Angelo State University 1983
Home Economics Education (TTU)
Elementary Education (ASU)
Early Childhood certification
Special Education certification
I started teaching Pre-K in Paint Rock in August of 2019, I taught pre-K in Ballinger for 22 years before coming to Paint Rock, and I moved to Kindergarten this year. I have a total of 28 years of teaching.
I taught 4th grade for 2 years in Ballinger, from 1983-1985
I taught Pre-K in Ballinger for 22 years, from 1997-2019
I was the Pre-K teacher at Paint Rock 2019-2022
I am currently the Kindergarten teacher in Paint Rock.
My earlier work experience includes: secretary, jewelry store salesperson, day care, catering, church cook, ranch work, and small business owner (Sandwich Shop), And don’t forget wife and mother! I stayed home with my kids in between teaching 4th grade and pre-k. I came back to teaching after my children were all in school.
I am married to Cliff, and have 3 grown children: Cody Karesa), Courtney (Sam) and Cameron (Jessica). They graduated from Ballinger High School, and all 3 graduated from Texas A&M. Cody attended Texas A&M Pharmacy school and is a pharmacist at Brownwood Regional Hospital. He and his wife have a new son, Harrison. Courtney attended the University of Houston School of Optometry, and is an optometrist in Graham, Texas. She is married to Sam, and they have 2 children (Casey, and Luke). Cameron has a degree in Construction Science and works for Zachry Construction in San Antonio. He and Jess live in Bandera and have a baby girl, Charley. Cliff and I are empty nesters, but I do have a huge dog named Dakota. We love to visit our kids and grandkids!
I like to cook, listen to live bands, read, garden and watch movies. My favorite thing to do is visit my kids and grandkids!