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Karla Vasquez and I teach fifth-grade at College Lane Elementary.
grew up in El Paso and graduated
from Austin High School. I later graduated from the University of the
The reason I want to teach is because our youth, our future, need direction from good, well-rounded and
caring people. There are also huge gaps in learning among minority groups and I
hope to make a positive difference in this aspect.
My favorite memory from my own days in school is participating in life-like situations such as debates and mock
In my spare time I like to play
volleyball, work out, read, write and spend time with my siblings.
My favorite book which I actually
read when I was in the grade I teach, is Judy Blume's "Are you There God?
It's me, Margaret”