# Mrs. Gilhome

# Welcome to Algebra 1 and Honors Algebra 1

## Sharla Gilhome

## phone: 940-369-3198

## email: sgilhome@dentonisd.org

Mathematics Teacher (Algebra 1 & Honors Algebra 1) and Renaissance Sponsor

I have a Bachelor of Education, Math Specialization, from Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (December 1990) I hold a Texas Lifetime: Grades 1-8 with Mathematics Specialization and a Texas Lifetime: Grades 9-12 Mathematics certification.

I began teaching at Alamo Middle School, Midland, TX 1992-1998. I taught 7^{th} grade Math, 8^{th} grade Math, 8^{th} grade Algebra 1 and Computer Literacy. I moved to Denton and began teaching at Strickland Middle School, Denton, TX 1998-2004. I taught 8^{th} grade Math and 8^{th} grade Algebra. In 2004 I began teaching at Ryan High School, Denton. I am still here teaching Algebra 1 and Honors Algebra 1.

I have been a part of many committees, groups, studies and PLC's over the years. I am currently on the curriculum writing team and am the lead Algebra 1 teacher on campus.

I have been married since 1993 to my husband, Kes. We have one child, Zoe, who was born in 2007. We also have 2 cats and a dog. I enjoy spending time with my family & friends, traveling & spending time outdoors.

What use is knowledge if there is no understanding? ~ Stobaeus

Learn from the child how to perfect yourself as an educator. ~ Maecy Spirito

Teaching is a daily exercise in vulnerability. ~ Parker Palmer