Yvonne is the Director of MLL Educator Engagement at WCEPS. She collaborates closely with LEAs to discuss educator goals, needs, and develops the best path to topics that best align to those goals. Prior to WCEPS, she spent 3 years with WIDA, as a Professional Learning Specialist working in both international and domestic settings.
She has worked in education for 20+ years, teaching a variety of language learners from grades Kinder to High School. She also worked as a district ELL trainer, ELL instructional coach, family literacy coordinator, and a HS parent involvement coordinator. She earned her bachelor's in business administration from Angelo State University in Texas and her Masters in Bilingual Education from NOVA Southeastern University, Florida. Her endorsements include TESL, Bilingual, and Computer literacy.