Technology moves our world forward. With new phone Apps to make our life on-the-go easier and advancements in computers becoming the size of watches, jobs in technology are booming in the DFW area.
Lisa Landry, LCSW is an “at risk” counselor at Alvarado High School. She handles crisis intervention (suicidal students) and works on conflict resolution with kids while also running her own practice.
Schkennia Smith says earning a master’s degree made her more competitive in a field primarily dominated by men.
Initially, Marieshia Hicks wanted to go into hospital administration and run a hospital. After college, she did research to find out which program would help her achieve that goal.
“I wanted to get a degree so I wouldn’t have to spend my life on an assembly line,” said Marty Leister, an ASIC design engineer at Raytheon.
When it comes to speech communication and language arts, Dr. Sherry Dean is an innovative educator.
As technology advances health care, the need for skilled, well-educated people to teach others is a necessity.
Delores Elder Jones oversees the day-to-day operations, which includes patient intake, compiling documents in compliance with Medicare rules and regulations.
Flowers earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctorate degrees in Developmental (Child) Psychology from the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles.
Jeremy Smith who works at a Dallas FedEx Office as a center consultant says, “I love helping people show off their talents in a visual way. Now, I realize that I need a master’s degree to do what I really want to do – teach computer-aided graphic design.”
Erica Edwards is the lead faculty and program coordinator for journalism and student media at the Dallas County Community College District’s Richland College
In her role as assistant supervisor, Tamica Bedford oversees the transfer unit that monitors probationers that live in other counties.