Phone: 337-217-4480 Ext 5150


Degrees and Certifications:

McNeese State University Fall 1993-Summer 1999 Bachelor of Science December 1999 Spring 2010-Spring 2012-McNeese State University-Library Science Fall 1993-Fall 1999-Nursery School, Vocational Home Economics

Mrs. Jolie

Colleges and universities attended: 

 McNeese State University Fall 1993-Summer 1999 Bachelor of Science December 1999 

Spring 2010-Spring 2012-McNeese State University-Library Science 

Fall 1993-Fall 1999-Nursery School, Vocational Home Economics 


Teaching employment history: 

Sam Houston High School-January 2000-Present 

August 2014-Present Library Media Specialist Grades 9-12 

Library Leadership I and II 

January 2000-May 2014 Family and Consumer Science Grades 9-12 

Adult Responsibilities, Parenthood Education, Nutrition and Food, Advanced Nutrition and Food, Housing and Interior Design, Family and Consumer Science I, and Career and Technical Education Internship 

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Child Development Center August 1999-January 2000  

Pre-Kindergarten Teacher 


Professional association memberships 

Calcasieu Reading Council 2014-Present 

Louisiana Reading Association 2014-Present  

American Association of Family and Consumer Science 2000-2014  

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) 2000-2014 

STAR Event National Judge 2006 

Southwest Regional FCCLA Advisor to the President 2005-2006 

STAR Events State Judge 2005 

Camp Bunkie FCCLA Summer Leadership Camp Counselor 2004-2006 

Calcasieu Parish STAR Event Coordinator 2003 

Southwest Regional FCCLA Adviser 2000-2007 


Staff development leadership activities 

Safe TALK & ASIST Certified 

QPR Gatekeeper 

1:1 Technology Committee 

Co-founder Big Sam’s Closet 2015-Present 

Sam Houston High School Back to School Faculty Library Orientation 2014-2018  

Sam Houston High School Improvement Committee 2014-2018 

Sam Houston High School Professional Learning Community-PILOT and Peer Support Team Orientation 2016-2018 

Sam Houston High School Student of the Year Selection Committee- 2014-Present 

Sam Houston High School Scholarship Committee- 2014, 2016, 2018 

Calcasieu Parish Career and Technical Education Teacher In-service -FCCLA Presentation to FACS Teachers 

STAR Event (Students Taking Action for Recognition) training for new FCCLA Advisors 



Awards and other recognition 

Walmart Community Foundation Grant Award $1,000 2018 

Winner State Farm Youth Advisory Team Grant Award $50,000 2016 

Drew Grant Recipient 2007, 2010, 2015 

Calcasieu Parish Teacher of the Year-1st Runner up 2007 

Sam Houston High School Teacher of the Year 2007 

Who’s Who Among American High School Teachers 2005-2006 

Sam Houston High School Hospitality Award 2005 

SWLA Convention and Visitors Bureau Gingerbread House Contest-People’s Choice Award 2003, 1st Place High School Division 2002, 2003, 2004, and 2005 

KPLC TV Class Act Award 2003 

2019 Louisiana Dream Teacher H. Norman Saurage III Community Service Award Runner-Up 

KPLC TV Class Act Award 2021