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I was born in Brazil but have lived in Texas for 26 years. I am married and have 3 children and 2 grandchildren; My oldest daughter is a Teacher's Assistant for Dallas ISD, my middle son is a firefighter, and my youngest son is a college student at the University of Oklahoma.

 

My favorite color is mint or teal. I love gardening and spending time with my dog, Teddy.  

I started as a Teacher's Assistant while getting my degree from University of Texas in Dallas. I graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies I worked in Garland ISD for 3 years as a Special Education teacher. I started in Dallas in 2013 as a bilingual 2nd Grade teacher and now teach 1st Grade. This will be my 3rd year teaching 1st grade.

My certifications are Early Childhood - 4th grade, Bilingual Early Childhood - 12th grade, Special Education Early Childhood - 12th grade, and ESL Early Childhood - 12th grade. I am currently working on my Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction in Mathematics.