About Me



Hi, my name is Tracy. I am a wife, mother of three boys, teacher, librarian, and writer.  I love to learn new things, travel, scrapbook, and read & write, of course.

I started out as a teacher of young children in Texas.  I was blessed with three boys and the ability to stay home with them and become involved in their schools. When they were older, I went back to school and earned my Masters in Library Science.  Again, I was blessed.  This time with the wonderful task of opening a new school.  I had the privilege of working with PreK through 5th grade students and teachers, and I loved every minute of it.  Next on my journey,  my husband and I made the difficult decision for me to give up my position so that I could travel with him for his job, which I enjoy immensely.  That is when I decided to, once again, pursue my passion for books and writing.

Writing
-I was part of writing and winning a $20,000 grant for my school.
-I sold numerous activities and songs to the Education Center, Inc. for publication in their monthly Mailbox magazines.
-I was selected to be a freelance writer for The Education Center, Inc.

I am listed on the editorial team where my work appears in Cards to Go-Songs and Rhymes, published by The Education Center, Inc., 2012.









I am listed on the editorial team where my work appears in The Ultimate Classroom Solutions-Early Childhood, published by The Education Center, Inc., 2012.









Currently
I am currently working on Picture Books, Early Chapter Books , and Picture Book Biographies.

Memberships
-TLA         Texas Library Association
-ALA         American Library Association
-AASL       American Association of School Librarians
-SCBWI    Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
-12x12       Picture Book Challenge

Education
Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education
        with a minor in Early Childhood - University of Texas at Austin
Master of Library Science - Sam Houston University


No comments:

Post a Comment