I’m an educator from Houston, Texas. I am married and I have three children. I live and work in Spring Branch Independent School District. I also consult with other districts to help their teachers as they work with language learners in American schools. As of early 2016, I am on special assignment in Spring Branch with a class of refugees who have just recently entered our education system. We are trying to determine the best ways to support these young learners. The gifts and talents they bring to us are immense.