"If I have seen farther than others, it is because I was standing on the shoulders of giants."

-Isaac Newton

I wCush_Pic.jpgas born in Houston and I amHPIM0172.JPG a product of HISD (Sterling HS). I graduated from Texas Southern University. I am an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. where I serve on several committees. I have a BS degree in mathematics and a MA degree in education with an emphasis on curriculum and instruction and am certified to teach mathematics grade 6—12. I also currently hold MMT ( Master Mathematics Teacher) certification for grades 8-12. I taught high school mathematics for thirteen years and worked as a full - time mentor with PDS for two years before joining the CIA department in 2009. I have two beautiful daughters, ages 15 and 21. kecie_and_taylor.jpg