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School Phone:
806 852-2171 Ex1120
Home Phone:
806 862-2604
Paula Meller
Paula Meller

Name:
Paula Meller

Title:
Ms.

Email:
paula.meller@region16.net

Work Phone:
806 852-2171 Ex1120

Home Phone:
806 862-2604


EducationProfessional ExperienceFamily InformationPersonal Information

Current Position:

  • Began teaching at Higgins ISD Fall 1987
  • For 27 years taught English I-IV, Theatre Arts I-IV, speech, and Spanish
  • Last few years taught  Theatre Arts I-IV, Spanish II, Communication Applications (speech),  Literary Genres, College Readiness and Study Skills, and Humanities
  • When 2017-18 school year begins, I will be teaching a shortened day
  • ESL coordinator
  • Gifted and Talented director
  • One Act Play director
  • NHS sponsor

Previous Position:

1972-1973 taught English and speech  at Horace Mann Junior High in Amarillo, Texas

During the years I had pre-school children at home, I substitute taught, then opened a part-time preschool

Educational History:

  • Higgins High School 1968
  • West Texas State University 1972
  • some master's degree courses
  • numerous continuing education courses

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • certifications in Secondary English, Speech, Theatre Arts
  • endorsements in Gifted and Talented and in English as a Second Language
  • "grandfathered" endorsement for Spanish

Professional Development:

  • member of Texas Educational Theatre Association (TETA)
  • attend annual TETA conference
  • mulitiple trainings and workshops in ELA, ESL, and GT

Current Position:

  • Began teaching at Higgins ISD Fall 1987
  • For 27 years taught English I-IV, Theatre Arts I-IV, speech, and Spanish
  • Last few years taught  Theatre Arts I-IV, Spanish II, Communication Applications (speech),  Literary Genres, College Readiness and Study Skills, and Humanities
  • When 2017-18 school year begins, I will be teaching a shortened day
  • ESL coordinator
  • Gifted and Talented director
  • One Act Play director
  • NHS sponsor

Previous Position:

1972-1973 taught English and speech  at Horace Mann Junior High in Amarillo, Texas

During the years I had pre-school children at home, I substitute taught, then opened a part-time preschool

Family Information:

 

  • Have three grown children and 4 adorable grandchildren, all living in Higgins

Personal Information:

  • I spend time outside of school writing, reading, traveling when possible, babysitting grandchildren, and watching movies----------unless we are in rehearsal!