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About Mrs. Rogers

Mrs. Rogers has been working in an educational setting since the spring of 1996, and as a fully-accredited and licensed teacher for the past 20 years in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades, as well as GT Specialist. She is proud to be a Willis Wildkat as the District Advanced Academics Coordinator. 
 
Mrs. Rogers is a Texas transplant from southern California via Louisiana, Virginia and Graz, Austria. She and her husband, Jeff have been married for 14+ years and have a 13 year-old son, James.
 
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts - German Language & Literature - California State University, Long Beach (1997)
  • Multiple Subject Teaching Credential with Cross Cultural, Linguistic and Academic Development endorsement  -  California State University, Long Beach (1998)
  • Master of Science in Special Education - Gifted & Talented - Lamar University (2016)
 
Awards
  • Recipient of the 2016 Point Aquarius Women's Club Academic Scholarship (2015)
  • Nominee - Outstanding Graduate Student Award - Lamar University (2015)
  • Recipient - Outstanding Graduate Student Award - Lamar University (2016)
 
Grants
  • FIRST LEGO League Jr. Grant - sponsored by Lego Education Foundation - October 2016
  • FIRST Tech Challenge Team Grant - sponsored by DEKA and Qualcomm - June 2017
  • FIRST in Texas Grant - sponsored by the Texas Workforce Commission - December 2017
  • Willis ISD Education Foundation Grant - December 2017
 
Texas Certifications
  • Elementary Self Contained 1st-8th
  • Elementary German 1st-8th
  • English/Language Arts & Reading 4th-8th
  • English/Language Arts, Reading & Social Studies 4th-8th
  • Gifted & Talented PK-8th
  • English as a Second Language PK-8th
  • Early Childhood Education PK & K
  • Early Childhood Education - Handicapped PK-6th
 
Professional Associations:
  • National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC) - member
  • Texas Association of Gifted & Talented (TAGT) - member