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."