Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Interdisiplinary Studies
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Mathematics and Science, grades 4-8
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
University of Texas at Arlington
Current academic or teaching status:
First year of teaching
School and school district:
River Trails Elementary
I was born in Mexico and moved to Texas when I was eight years old. I grew up in the Hurst-Euless-Bedford (HEB) district and have now returned to HEB as a math teacher.
Why do you want to teach:
I love my students. My goal is to make Math a less scary and frightening subject.
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
Listening to students say, “Oh that’s all, that’s all you have to do? This is so easy”.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
The Noyce program provided me with a wonderful opportunity to continue my education.