I graduated from a tiny school in Arkansas called Winthrop High School. It was in 19….. something. I graduated with a BAAS with emphasis on English Literature from Texas A&M Texarkana.
I am currently working on a double masters in education and English.
I am a certified mental health paraprofessional. I have had extensive training in the mental health field due to my experience working for the state.
I have a bachelors degree.
I am highly certified in English.
I am certified to teach EC-6 general education.
I attended the Behavioral Health Institute for 6 years consecutively. I received a weeks worth or intensive trainings in different areas ranging form ADD/ADHD trainings to severe behavioral issues and suicidal tendencies.
I have attended numerous hours of professional development in writing workshops, poetry workshops, reading comprehension workshops, and many others.
I attended the SEM Confratute in Connecticut.
This is my fourth year at JBHS!
I taught at Queen City High School prior to James Bowie.
I worked for the state prior to teaching helping children and young adults with sever behavioral problems or dual diagnosis. I worked to build a team to aid the client to be successful in school, at home, and in society in general.
I currently teach English II, English IV, and Dual Credit English Comp.
I am married to Don Kegley, and we have been married for 16 years. We have two children, and they both attend Simms ISD. We live on a farm and have chicken houses. We raise beef cattle, roping cattle, and chickens. We are a busy family!
I love to read and write. I also liked to be outside fishing or riding horses. I tend to try to take any extra time and spend it with my family.