Degrees and Certifications:
Education: B.A. English/Art M.Ed. Specialization ESL Certifications: 4th-8th ELA PreK-12th Counseling
Hello Carroll Bell parents and students! I am Mrs. Salinas your school counselor. This is my 16th year working in education and my 8th year as a counselor in HISD. Before being a counselor, I was a teacher for 8 years. I worked as an elementary teacher for 3 years ,7th grade ELA teacher for 5 years and I was a JV Soccer coach and volleyball coach for Southside HS. I was born and raised in Houston Texas. I moved to San Antonio after I graduated high school to attend college at OLLU. I received my BA, M.Ed. with specialization in ESL from Our Lady of the Lake University. I will be working on my 2nd Masters in Mental Health. I enjoy and love being a lifelong learner.
I have been married for 10 years and we have four beautiful children. We also have two gorgeous long-haired cats…Luna and Shadow. My family and are huge soccer fanatics. My kids play club soccer and I love cheering them on at their games.
I believe that I have the most rewarding job on the planet! I love being able to make such a huge impact on students and the community. I am looking forward to meeting you all and working together to provide the best support to our students at Carroll Bell Elementary. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions or concerns.