Mrs. Bettye Sowells

Phone: (903) 262 - 1390


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and English (Secondary Education) ESL Certification

Mrs. Bettye Sowells

TEACHING PHILOSOPHY:  Tomorrow's world will be shaped by what we teach our children today, so we must educate their hearts as well as their minds because without educating the heart there is no EDUCATION at all.

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:  Bachelor of Science in Education - Secondary English and Business Administration and Associate of Arts in Accounting

EDUCATIONAL HISTORY:  University of Texas at Tyler (09/1982 - 12/1984), Henderson County Jr. College (09/1980 - 05/1982), Graduate Program - UT at Tyler -                                                     Summer of 1987, La Poynor High School (09/1976 - 05/1980)

CERTIFICATION/            ESL (English as a Second Language) - Summer of 2014,  Pre. AP Advanced Placement, and Gifted and Talented MYP                                             ADVANCED STUDIES:                                               

EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE:  Stewart/Boulter Middle School - 7 Grade ELAR - 3 years, Brownsboro Junior High - 7/8 Grade English - 10 years, and John Tyler, Sherman,           Thirty-one Years               and Brownsboro High School - 18 years                                                                                                                                                                        (1984 - 2016)                                                                                                                                                              

PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION:  Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Rotary Association Teacher Recognition, John Tyler Teacher of the Year, and Outstanding Teacher                                                      Award

HIGHEST EARTHLY/RELIGIOUS  Christianity (The Supreme Being), New Life Church Member/Usher/ Asher Tribal Leader, God's Blessing (Terrance, son)             ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: 

TEACHER RATIONALE:  "Those who know, do.  Those who understand TEACH."  - Aristole's notorious quote

FAVORITE QUOTE:  Proverbs 4:  7 "Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom:  and with all thy getting get understanding."