This is her 10th year as an educator in the classroom. She graduated from Weslaco East in 2004 then proceeded to the University of Pan-American, now known as UTRGV, and graduated with her Bachelors in English in 2007. Mrs. Whitaker taught first grade for six years and has been teaching second grade for the last four years. Teaching has always been her passion. Mrs. Whitaker enjoys working with children and helping them reach for their dreams through their education.