Mary Chavez graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) in 1995. She taught Early Childhood Education for students with Disabilities, Pre-Kindergarten and first grade. Mary received her Masters in Education from UTEP in 1992 and has been working as an Educational Diagnostician for over 27 years at all levels in the public schools. While working as a Diagnostician, Mary served as President for the Texas Educational Diagnosticians’ Association. In addition to a Masters in Education, Mary has a mid-management certification.
Mary currently lives in Austin Texas. In her spare time, she enjoys playing tennis, doing yoga and hanging out at the lake with her dog.