Deer Park High School-Deer Park, Texas-graduated in May 1985.
University of Houston-Main Campus-Houston, Texas-graduated in May 1989.
South Texas College of Law-Houston, Texas-graduated in May 1999.
Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with a minor in Mathematics.
Doctor of Jurisprudence degree.
Classroom Teacher Certification-Math 8-12
Counselor Certification-Counselor EC-12
Began teaching in August 2008 at Hempstead High School.
Worked in the classroom as a high school math teacher for 4 years.
Worked as the credit recovery classroom teacher for one year.
Started working as high school counselor in August 2013.
Previous employment and experience: 8 years employment with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice as a Parole Officer and Parole Supervisor (1989-1996); 9 years employed as a Family Law attorney (1999-2008).
Married since 1996 to my husband, Barney Butler.
We have three children: Rebecca attends Texas State University, Lauren is a junior at HHS and Jacob is an 8th grader at HMS.