Mrs. Cora Morris
Math Interventionist (K-6)
Mrs. Cora Morris spent the first 6 years of her childhood moving frequently as the daughter of an Air Force pilot. She resided in Louisiana, California, Texas, Arizona, and Washington D.C. From her 1st through 4th grades Mrs. Morris lived in Bangkok, Thailand, attending a classical school. Her family then moved to southern New Mexico where Mrs. Morris attended 5th grade through high school.
Mrs. Morris attended and graduated from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, majoring in Engineering Science and minoring in Mathematics. Upon graduation, Mrs. Morris worked as a structural engineer at General Dynamics, Corporation in Fort Worth before starting a family.
Mrs. Morris spent the next 9 years raising her two daughters as a stay-at-home mom before returning to work at the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History for several years. She then obtained an alternate teaching certificate and began her career in education. (This is her 19th year in teaching.) For 8 years Mrs. Morris served as a classroom teacher at Oakmont Elementary in Fort Worth teaching 2nd and 3rd grades. Afterward, Mrs. Morris transitioned into a math specialist/instructional coach at Meadowcreek Elementary in Fort Worth. She earned her Master’s degree in Mathematics from U.T.A. during her first few years as a math specialist.
Mrs. Morris loves spending time with her husband and two dogs. She reads for enjoyment every night for about an hour. Mrs. Morris is committed to assisting and encouraging fellow teachers, and to help transform students into enthusiastic life-long learners.