Degrees and Certifications
Joni received a Bachelor of Science degree in education from Baylor University. She holds a life time teaching certificate from the state of Texas. Joni is GT (Gifted & Talented) certified and she has a Kindergarten endorsement. She is also certified in ESL and is a Thinking Maps Trainer.
Joni has been working in education for 36 years. She has taught various grade levels and was also an elementary school librarian. She was a Grade Level Team Leader and Gifted & Talented Team Leader at Dunn Elementary in Arlington, TX. She has led teacher training sessions, was an in-service presenter, and served on district committees. She has also been an A+ Academic coach, and has written curriculum and created curriculum documents for AISD. Joni was a Teacher of the Year and an AWARE finalist during her career in Arlington. Her passion is working with teachers and students to instill a love for learning!