I am currently a 4th grade ELAR teacher. This is my 5th year in this position, having taught 5th grade ELAR for 11 years. Before being hired by Spearman ISD, I taught 1st grade for 2 years at Sunset Elementary for Dumas ISD. I received my Bachelors of Science in Elementary Education from OPSU. I am ESL certified and have GT training. I am married to Willis Boyd and we own Willis Boyd Dirt Service and also Willis Boyd Farms. I have 3 daughters: Krista, an RN from Tucumcari, NM. She has one daughter, Maleah, who is 11; Amy, who has Ag Business degree, is the office manager for Dean Cluck Feedyards in Gruver and Dimmitt. She is the mother of Mac, 10 and Brant 6. They live in Gruver; and Nikki, who lives and works in Houston. She received her law degree from Texas Tech and is currently working at Abbott and Associates, law firm. I am an active participant of ATPE (Association of Texas Professional Educators), serving as local president, Region 16 president and have served on various state committess for this association.