My road in life took a while to figure out.
Quitting my first job in agriculture to pursue my love of education.
Jumping into instructional coaching and leaving the classroom that I loved to help teachers love their classrooms too.
Deciding to earn my master's degree and go into administration was a hard decision.
Leaving school after school that I loved for my next learning opportunity felt like abandonment at times.


High School
Marion High School
Agricultural Communication/Journalism
Texas Tech University
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
The University of Texas at Arlington


Assistant Principal

I help facilitate and lead our faculty and students with project-based learning authentic learning opportunities and mai

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Teaching / Mentoring

Day to Day

There is never a typical day, but on campus, I try to be in classrooms and visible at school, meet with teachers, students and sometimes parents to help them navigate issues and be an instructional leader and support for our staff.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

Work on a campus in some capacity, even if it's to volunteer and get to know people, the work and the environment. If you work hard and make your intentions known, good things will follow.

Recommended Education

My career is not related to what I studied. I'd recommend this path instead:


The Noise I Shed

From Peers:

""You didn't even student teach." "You're just a brand new teacher." "You're not ready. ""

Challenges I Overcame

First-Generation College Student