Tina graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University with a double major in Criminal Justice and Sociology. After graduating from college she moved to Houston where she was hired as head of security for a major department store. While there, she discovered her passion for helping others and was able to obtain her Texas teacher certification in Special Education grades EC -12th, and health grades EC - 12th. She has remained in the education field for the past 5 years, working in the public school system as well as charter and private schools. Tina has also worked in ABA clinical settings and is looking forward to working with the students and faculty at Monarch School.
Tina enjoys spending time with her family and hanging out with her niece and nephew. She is looking forward to participating in her first 5k run this year. She also loves cooking, coming up with new recipes and strongly believes in the philosophy of the Monarch School. Tina looks forward to making a difference in her students' lives.