In 1977 I graduated from Monahans High School.
In 1982 I recieved a Bachelor's of Science from Tarleton State University.
Bachelor of Science
I have taken several courses towards a Master's Degree from Sul Ross University and West Texas A & M.
I have attended many workshops with the most current covering the following areas:
1. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
2. Mathematics Teaching Strategies/Updates
3. Testing Strategies
4. Instructional Strategies
5. TEKS Resource Systems
I have taught at Walker Junior High for 12 years and currently teach 7th grade Mathematics.
I began teaching in Kermit, Texas for 4 years then moved to Dalhart, Texas and taught there until 2001. I moved to Teague, Texas to begin a Special Math Program for their Junior High School.
In 1996 until 2000 I was employed by an education company, HOSTS. I worked with many School Districts and State Departments in several states to implement Mathematics Curriculum, State Testing Strategies and Volunteer Programs in their schools. I was also involved in writing Mathematics curriculum and State Assessment practice problems and instructional strategies.
I have also attended a Grant Writing School and wrote grants for Dalhart ISD.
I was also involved in writing curriculum while employeed by HOSTS.
I am married to Jeff Rolfe and have two dogs, Alfie and Winston.
Reading and painting are two of my favorite things to do when I have extra time. Sewing, cooking, gardening are also past-times I enjoy.