I am a native Houstonian. I graduated from Bellaire HS and received my B. S. in Computer Science from Tuskegee University in Tuskegee Institute, Ala. Upon graduation, I was employed with WM. Marable, Inc. as there Systems Adminstrator.  Upon returning to Houston, I was first employeed with Sentry Automated Systems as a Computer Sales Consultant, then as a contractor for NASA JSC Space Shuttle Program with USA (United Space Alliance). While employed with USA, I had the opportunity to work in three different areas; first as a Payload Engineer, then second as a Verification Engineer and finally a Computer-Based Training (CBT) Specialist.

I began my second career as an educator with HISD in 1996. I was first employed by the Harris County Youth Village as the Technology Instructor before transfering to Lockhart Elementary School from 1997-2003. I am currently the technology teacher for the Communication Arts Magnet Program. I have the great pleasure of teaching Web Design to 6th graders & Video Production to 7th graders at James S. Deady Middle School which is part of the Southeast District.

I have the following teaching and trainer certifications: Technology Applications (8 - 12); Elementary Reading (1 - 8);Elementary Self-Contained (1 - 8); INTEL Master Teacher Trainer;TEA TIFTech Trainer, Rice University TeacherTECH Program '02 & '04.

I have one son, Kemp. He is a graduate of Jack Yates High School. He is now attending 'The Art Institute of Atlanta' majoring in Digital Media Production.

My hobbies include listening to all tpes of music, keeping my computer upgraded, reading computer books, learning new technologies and watching the Food Network channel. In my spare time I enjoy traveling, shopping, and dining at new restuarants.

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These pages were made through TeacherTECH, the teacher professional development component of GirlTECH, which is sponsored by the Center for Excellence and Equity in Education (CEEE) with support from the National Science Foundation through EOT-PACI, RGK Foundation, the Verizon Foundation, Rice University, and HiPerSoft.

Copyright © July 2004 by Tracey Gibson.