• About the faculty and staff

    At Texas Academy of Biomedical Sciences, excellence is part of everyday life. Our administrators, faculty and staff have demonstrated a committment to academic and personal growth, as made evident through their professional accomplishments.

    Educator academic background

    • All of the faculty, counselors and administrators hold at least one bachelor's degree. Below is a list of some of the areas of study.
      • Biochemistry
      • Biology
      • Chemistry
      • Cell biology
      • English
      • Environmental science
      • Fine arts
      • Health studies
      • History
      • Interdisciplinary studies
      • Journalism
      • Landscape architecture
      • Mathematics
      • Psychology
      • Russian
      • Spanish
      • Sports and exercise
    • Master's degrees: more than 17
      • Art education
      • Biology
      • Education
      • Education administration
      • English
      • History
      • Kinesiology
      • Library science
      • Math and science curriculum
      • Mathematics
      • Nursing leadership
      • School counseling
      • Spanish literature and linguistics
      • Teaching
      • Theological studies
    • Doctoral degrees: at least three
      • Chiropractic
      • Education
      • Education administration
    • In addition, many of our faculty and staff hold associate's degrees in everything from natural science to business to dental hygiene.

    Professional teaching experience

    The faculty and staff at TABS have a combined total of more than 400 years of teachin experience, as of the 2020-2021 school year. This includes time in public schools and at the university level.

    Other Professional Experience

    Many of the faculty and staff at TABS come from other industries. Below is a list of previous careers for some of our staff.

    • Chemist
    • Dental hygenist
    • International banker
    • Nurse
    • Studio assistant, exhibiting artist and gallery director

    Major awards

    The faculty and staff at TABS believe in pushing themselves in their professional and private lives. Here is a list of awards earned by some of our staff.

    • Adjunct Faculty Teacher of the Year, English
    • Angela D. Paulos Teaching Chair of Excellence: Visual Arts
    • A.P. Teacher of the Year
    • A.P. Teacher Scholar
    • Dallas ISD Teacher of the Year
    • Dow Fellow
    • Fort Worth ISD Teacher of the Year
    • Humanities Texas Outstanding Teacher
    • Oprah Winfrey's Community Hero
    • Outstanding Treatise, Dallas Baptist University
    • Percy Jones Award, West Texas Historical Association
    • RadioShack Teaching Chair of Excellence: Acquisition of Language
    • Region 10 Assistant Principal of the Year
    • Tandy Chair for Math and Science
    • World History Association teaching prize


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    • “AP Art History: Undertaking a Challenge in an Inner City” Texas Art Educators Association TRENDS publication, November 2012.
    • The Christian Librarian
    • Country Collectibles Magazine
    • "Examining the 100th Anniversary of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic through Local History Sources," The Texan, Texas Council for the Social Studies, vol. 34 no. 3 (Winter, 2018), p. 49-51.
    • Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    • Knowledge Quest Journal
    • The Old Town Spring Souvenir
    • Permanent Collection: Columbia College Chicago: Book and Paper Arts Artist Book Collection. Box 4, Folder 19: "Maydella" by Erin Blythe, 1996
    • Texas Library Journal
    • Texas Study of Secondary Education, spring 2019 issue
    • "Tracking Ancient Beasts: The Saga of the Glen Rose Dinosaur Footprints," West Texas Historical Association Yearbook, vol. 87 (2011), pp. 35-51.