About: HOWDY! Mandy is a proud member of the Fightin’ Texas Aggie Class of 2000. She began her career in education in Fort Bend ISD teaching middle school, but after two short years, returned home to her roots to work in Lamar CISD at Jane Long Elementary. In 2008 she obtained her Masters in Instructional Technology which served to strengthen her passion and drive for technology integration in Lamar CISD. As a Technology Lead Teacher in 2009, Mandy helped to open Cora Thomas Elementary School. As she has continued to grow professionally, her roles have changed, and she is thrilled to serve LCISD though her current role, Technology Development Specialist. As a Technology Development Specialist, Mandy focuses on distance learning coordination, creation and production of video tutorials in the iCafe Studio and implementation of various district initiatives and projects.Mandy’s other full time occupation consists of being a wife and a mother to two awesome kiddos. She and her family enjoy playing outside, spending time with their church family, squeezing in camping trips on free weekends, and of course, cheering on the Fightin’ Texas Aggie football team! With all this to keep her busy, quiet time is hard to come by, but she enjoys cuddling up with a good book, if ever she has the chance!