Stories and Activities
I knew it was early. I could hear the roosters crowing and my mom whistling one of her favorite Mexican tunes. She rolled the dough to make fresh flour tortillas for our breakfast and lunch in the cotton fields that day. It was 5:00 AM when I heard Mom say it was time to get ready for the day.
I graduated from Donna High School in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas in 1974.
I received a B.S. in Criminology and Corrections from Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, TX.
I attended UTPA (University of Texas at Pan American in Edinburg, TX) and earned a teaching certification (ELA, ESL, Spanish) and M.Ed. with a Principal's Certification.