I completed high school in Bakersfield, California.
I received my Bachelor of Science in Special Education from East Central University, Ada, OK. I also received my Masters of Education, Learning Disabilities from East Central University.
After completing my Masters, I continued my education at East Central University where I obtained certifications in School Psychometrist and School Psychologist. I have also completed certification tests in numerous mid-level and secondary regular education content areas.
I started teaching at Byng Jr. High in the fall of 2004. I started out teaching special education at Byng in the mild classroom setting. I moved into the moderate classroom in the fall of 2009.
I taught in Okemah Middle School, Okemah, OK, from 1997 until spring 2004.