Phone: (903) 262 - 1390
Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration and English (Secondary Education) ESL Certification
Mrs. Bettye Sowells
Virtual Office Hours: 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P. M. (Monday - Friday)
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) Graduate Program - UT at Tyler - Summer of 1987, Henderson County Jr. College (09/1982 - 05/1984), La Poynor High School (1976 - 1980)
CERTIFICATION/ESL (English as a Second Language) - Summer of 2014
ADVANCED STUDIES: PAP Advanced Placement, G/T, and MYP
EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE: Stewart/Boulter Middle School - 7 Grade RLA - 7 years, Brownsboro Junior High - 7/8 Grade English - 9 years, and Wills Point, Sherman, John Tyler, and Brownsboro High School - 19 years: Thirty-five Years (1985 - 2020)
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 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS: Christianity (The Supreme Being), New Life Community Church Member/Usher/Asher Tribal Leader, and God's Blessing, (Terrance, my son)
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."