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Teacher Elementary

Aubrey, TX
October 16, 2018

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Lena H. Stiggers


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Providence Village, TX



Specializing in goal setting including planning, resilience, perseverance and the overall importance of maintaining a growth mindset!


EXPO/Denton Independent School District - GT Specialist/Providence Elementary

2007 - PRESENT

● awarded a $1000 grant for a Tower Garden

● awarded a $1000 grant for technology (student laptop, mini recorders, cameras)

● awarded a $1000 grant for Carolyn Meyer (author) to visit Providence Elementary

● Received a$500 scholarship to attend TAGT Conference

● Presenter for Denton ISD (Creativity & Social and Emotional Needs of the gifted Learner (6 years)

● Presenter for T.A.G.T. (3 years)

● Started Trashion Fashion at Providence Elementary (a yearly event)

● Overseer of keeping Providence a sustainable school

● Earned over $600 (3 year span) record keeping for Providence from City of Denton

● Started Providence Provides Project- Students & teachers donated items to Denton Homeless Shelter

● Started Student/Teacher Resource Book Exchange in 2005

● Received $1000 sponsor from Google for Robotics Club

● Started Providence Elementaries 1st FLL Robotics Team/Club

● Black History/Multicultural Programs(several year running) Providence Elementary /Denton I.S.D.- 3rd Grade Teacher 2004-2007

● Instrumental in bringing awareness to the community in regards to the History of Quakertown (along with 2 other Denton ISD teachers, under the direction of Stacey Guess Kockler)

● Instrumental in encouraging students to petition and speak at a city board meeting to urge the city to name a local park “Quakertown Park” Newton Rayzor Elementary & Tomas Rivera Elementary /Denton I.S.D.SOAR Teacher, Math interventionist, 3rd grade, 2nd grade 1995-2004

● Team leader 3rd & 2nd grade

● Recruiting for Denton ISD(with Aleta Atkinson & Susan Bolte) under direction of Dennis Stephens

● Directed Newton Rayzor Drill Team

● awarded $1000 grant for all Drill Team Members and Coaches to receive t-shirts

● Teacher of the Year 1999-2000


Dillard University

2601 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, Louisiana 70122,


Graduated 1994- Major: Elementary Education Bachelor of Arts Minor: Mass Communications/journalism


● Enjoyed working on 2 Title 1 Campuses (Newton Rayzor Elementary & Tomas Rivera Elementary)

● Intensive English Program- served as an english counselor to japanese middle school students for 3 summers!

● Studied Japanese (speaking, calligraphy, culture) while attending Dillard University

● Member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc.

● Morse Street Baptist Church (Drama & Step ministries)

● Cheerleading and dance experience

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