After graduating from Texas A&M University, Wendy taught middle school students in Texas and continued upon relocating to California. She later went on to serve as a Secondary Literacy Coach in the Perris Union High School District. In 2008, Wendy was honored as Pinacate Middle School’s Teacher of the Year and was recognized by a non-profit organization for Outstanding Contributions to Literacy. During her tenure as a classroom teacher and coach, Wendy also worked as a consultant for the Riverside County Office of Education providing curriculum training to teachers and administrators. For more than ten years since, Wendy has provided professional development and coaching supports to over 200 districts across the nation in several areas including curriculum development, instructional design, and the essential leadership and instructional practices for systemic improvement.
As the founder and president of Lead.Teach.Learn.360, Wendy partners with superintendents, central office administrators, principals, school leadership teams, teachers, and industry-leading experts to ensure best practices in leadership and instruction equip ALL students with the social-emotional, culturally responsive, and academic skills required to have exciting options for their futures. In 2017, FMS and LTL360◦ began providing an innovative service model that increases the capacity of leaders at all levels within the educational system. Simultaneously integrating coaching supports that attend to “the people side” and “the instructional side” of coherent school leadership generates sustainable results.