Thompson, Jill - CTE / Teacher

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Jill Thompson

Subjects Taught
Child Development, Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness, Principals of Human Sevices

Education

Bachelor of Science in Accounting in 1991, Missouri Valley College

Teacher Certification - Special Education in 2008 and Family Consumer Science in 2012

Experience

I have been teaching at Harlandale High School for 5 years now.  I started off in the Special Education Department as itinerant support for freshman English.  I enjoyed this assignment for 2 years before switching gears and joining the Career and Technical Education Department as one of the Family and Consumer Science teachers.

From 2012-2014 I taught Child Development, Lifetime Nutrition and Wellness, and Principles of Human Services.  Beginning the 2014-2015 school year, I took on a new challenge teaching the Practicum in Education and Training classes (formerly known as Ready, Set, Teach).  I thoroughly enjoy teaching these classes and helping our students reach their goal of one day becoming a teacher.

Bio

I was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas.   I have two children - a son who is 17 and a daughter who is 15.  I attended Texas A&M University @ College Station my freshmen year of college but was offered a full scholarship to play softball at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri.  It was an opportunity I could not turn down.  I studied Accounting and graduated with a Bachelors degree in 1991.  I worked in the Accounting field for 20+ years before becoming a teacher.  Teaching was a dream I had had for years but did not take the leap to achieve that dream until I received my certification in Special Education in 2008.  

Both of my children are very involved in various extra-curricular activities, such as, football, soccer, theater arts, voice lessons, and track so my home life is very busy. When we have the opportunity, we like to take vacations as a family to places like Puerto Vallarta; Cancun; Steamboat Springs, Colorado; Lafayette, Louisianna; and other Texas cities like Dallas, Houston, Austin.  

I have lived in San Antonio and Austin here in Texas; as well as, Missouri, Washington state and Georgia. One day I think I would like to live in either Colorado or Tennessee.  I have visited both of these states and liked them very much.

Class Schedule  

Period 1 - Principles of Human Services

Period 2/3 - Practicum in Education and Training

Period 4 - Conference

Period 5 - Lunch

Period 6/7 - Practicum in Education and Training

Period 8 - Principles of Human Services

Supply List 

Principles of Human Services (PHS)

Spiral or Composition book

Pen/Pencil

Highlighter

Glue

Scissors

Ruler

Practicum in Education and Training (P.E.T.)

1-2" 3 ring binder

Notebook paper

Dividers (set of 5)

Pen/Pencil

Highlighter

Glue

Scissors

Ruler


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