Julie Marquez

    GT Coordinator/Teacher
    Gifted and Talented
    Educational Background: 

    BS Elementary Education from Indiana University; Secondary English Lang Arts certification in Texas and Colorado; ELL Course Work – Regis University; Gifted Education Course Work – University of Denver; Gifted Endorsement – State of Colorado; MA Ed. Admin - University of Phoenix.


    16 years – elementary and secondary teacher in Donna, Texas with an emphasis on gifted education; 4 years – Sanchez Elementary – teacher for intermediate levels, Talented and Gifted Educational Advisor – 3 years; 11 years at Lafayette Elementary as the Talented and Gifted Coordinator and 3 years as Dean of Students.

    Hobbies & personal interests:

    I enjoy reading, singing, traveling and whitewater rafting with family and friends.

    What do you enjoy most about teaching?

    I enjoy working with the amazing students, parents and staff of the Lafayette Elementary community.