Special Projects Awards  :  Special Projects & Awards

  • Recognized as of “Woman of the Year” by the National Association of Professional Women for my excellence and dedication to education (2013)
  • Received RateMyProfessor overall rating of 4.8 out of 5.0 (April 2013)
  • Nominated by the Dean of Students at the University Texas-Austin and awarded for offering support and guidance to students with disabilities.(January 2013 and December 2006 and January 2013
  • Recognized on MyEdu.com list of Top Ten “Tough Love” University and College Professors in the United States, all subject (March 2011)
  • MyEdu.com Top Five “Most Loved Professors at UT”, all subjects  (February 2011)
  • Nominated for the Regent’s Outstanding Teaching Award UT Austin by the dean of the College of Natural Sciences (2011)
  • Nominated for the Friar Centennial Teaching Excellence Award at UT Austin (Spring 2008)
  • Received Excellence Award at the NISOD (National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development) International Conference on Teaching Excellence (1994)
  • Developed the mathematics curriculum, wrote two textbooks and taught Introduction to Mathematical Concepts offered by the Engineering and Technology Institute at UT Austin (1993-1996)
  • Awarded Teaching Excellence Award by the Phi Theta Kappa honorary society at Austin Community College (1992)
  • Developed the curriculum and taught the courses required for TASP-mandated students (1990-1991)
  • Worked on development team to create in-service courses for elementary teachers in the Austin Independent School District. The courses focused on math anxiety reduction and problem solving skills  (January 1987)
  • Co-lead a staff development workshop on effective teaching strategies at Austin Community College (Fall 1984)
  • Nominated for the Minnie Piper Teacher Excellence Award at Austin Community College. (1983, 1986, 2002)
  • Taught SAT math review courses for the Assistance League of Austin (1983-1987)