Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Elva Cope



I have been part of Harlandale ISD since 1998 beginning as a paraprofessional in Physical Education.
After teaching 5th and 4th grades, I moved into serving students in
Accelerated Math Instruction, Accelerated Reading Instruction and
began with the Dyslexia program in 2010.


Our Lady of the Lake Univesity-M.A. Curriculum and Instruction
Master Reading Teacher, 2011
University of Texas at San Antonio-M.A. Bicultural/Bilingual Studies, 2006
Our Lady of the Lake University, B.A. Liberal Arts, 2000
John F. Kennedy High School, 1972

Qualifications: Dyslexia Trained in the Reading by Design and
Dyslexia Intervention Programs
Certifications: ESL Grades 1-8, Special Education 1-8,
Texas Life Time Para Profressional
Completion: Bilingual Comprehensive Elementary
Qualified :Activity Director & Consultant 


Texas PTA Life Member
Founder- A Sole Experience, a shoe benefit for children
of single parents.
Las Comadres de Schulze Book Club- educators who review
and discuss Latino authored books.
San Antonio Association for Hispanic Journalists
Associate Member.
Texas Business and Professional Women's Foundation Member
Participate and lead church related activites and organizations.

Past Relay for Life Captain
Campus Webmaster
Teacher of the Week, Teacher of the Year 


Enjoy Coffee,Cooking,Music,Reading, Writing, Pets, Bitmoji, and Photo Fun.


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