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Welcome Cheryl Allison

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Welcome Cheryl Allison

TMRA Welcomes Cheryl to our Teacher Workshops TEAM. She will be working with Francye Hutchins, our Education Director, this year. Cheryl will be assisting Francye with our summer Teacher Workshops – learning the ins and outs of our extremely successful programs. In 2020, Cheryl will become TMRA’s Education Director.

Cheryl began her teaching career at College Hill Junior High in Texarkana as a 7th/8th grade science teacher from 1986-1996. She also served as the yearbook sponsor and cheer coach. In 1996 she moved to Redwater Junior High in Redwater, Texas, where she taught until 2012. She also served on the Campus Site-based Team, the District Site-based Team and she was chosen as a Region 8 Collaborative Science Teacher Mentor. In addition, while at Redwater she was the 8th grade Washington, D.C. trip Program Director. From 2012 to 2019, she was the Secondary Science Specialist with Region 8 ESC where she provided content/training and assistance for secondary science teachers in Region 8.

From 2004 to 2016 she was a PACT Program Online E-Mentor thru Texas A&M University (an online mentor program for new educators.

She began college at San Jacinto Junior College and graduated from Texas A&M with a BS in Biology with a minor in Earth Science. She received her Master’s Degree at East Texas State University in Texarkana (now Texas A&M-Texarkana).

She has received numerous awards and created many workshops during her years as an educator.

Nita Beth Camp Legacy Award -- Texas Regional Collaboratives for Excellence in Science & Math Teaching (TRC) award for Science Project Director of the Year Workshop Developer/Presenter:
• Journaling/Graphic Organizers
• TAKS Blast
• STAAR Blast
• Kitchen Khemistry
• Fun with Forces
• Cooking with Chemistry
• 8th grade and Biology Fold-a-lope
• Journey Through the Middle School Reporting Categories
• Physics: It’s the Law, Going for the Mole
• Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) Certified Facilitator/Trainer for Growing Up WILD, Project WILD, and Aquatic WILD 

TMRA is excited and honored to have Cheryl on our TEAM!


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