I am currently a substitute teacher in Mesquite ISD, and have been substitute teaching for over the last 2 years now,and substitute taught for Richardson ISD for 3 years, and Wylie ISD for 3 years, and plan on substitute teaching again this next school year. I am certified in 4-8 Generalist, through A+ Texas Teachers. I did a majority of my teaching training at the University of North Texas, and graduated in August of 2003. My major is in Interdisciplinary Studies, and Minor in Elementary Education 4-8. I have also substitute taught at the Shelton School in Dallas, TX for Dyslexia and ADHD students for 1 year, and tutored there for 3 years working with students at the Elementary level with ADHD, and Dyslexia, as well as Autism. I also tutored at a Math and Reading Center in Dallas, and in Rowlett, TX where I live. I have tutored in reading, writing, math, science, ESL, and Resource. I have also scored the 4th grade TAKS essays for Pearson in Dallas, TX for 3 years. My interests also include music, where I know how to read, and play music on my violin, as well as singing. Also enjoy doing arts and crafts, and being creative when teaching students about different subject matter. I have also taught Kindergarten for 1 year at Brillance Preschool and Academy, in Addison, TX. In most of my spare time, I teach Sunday School 2 times a month at Livingway Church in Garland, TX.