Chief Executive Officer, Elementary Principal, Intermediate Teacher
Mrs. Johnson was the superintendent, principal, and a teacher (all at the same time!) at Flower Mound Elementary for 30 years. She holds degrees in Art, Music, and Elementary Administration with a concentration in Curriculum, and has many hours of post graduate work in curriculum from the University of Oklahoma. She is certified in K-8 education with special endorsements in music, art, language arts, and social sciences. Mrs. Johnson also holds an Oklahoma Elementary Principal’s certificate and an Oklahoma Elementary Superintendent’s Certificate.
- Mrs. Johnson was selected for the first Gifted & Talented program in the St. Louis, MO, school system in 1955.
- She served as president of the Oklahoma Association of Gifted, Creative, and Talented.
- She worked with Senator Penny Williams for passage of the Oklahoma Law on Gifted/Talented.
- She presented workshops entitled A.B.R.A.I.N. (Applied Brain Research Alters Instructional Needs) in over 300 schools in Oklahoma and for the Nebraska Education Association.
- She was appointed by the governor to the Legislative Commission on Education.
- She was a member of the State Test Selection Committee.
- She was a Math Advisor for Teacher Certification Tests of Oklahoma.
- She served as Coordinator and a presenter for the Reading Improvement State Demonstration Site.
- She was Science Advisor for the 8th grade state criterion-referenced tests and P.A.S.S. skills.
- She is listed in Who’s Who in American Education.
- She received the Governor’s Commendation, the Representatives’ Commendation, and the State Superintendents’ Commendation in May of 1998.
(The list continues – these are just some of the highlights!)
Mrs. Johnson has co-written (along with her daughter) the math program AMI that we currently use with 3rd- 5th graders. She has led many LAAS teams to victory in various competitions, with her most distinguished being the eCybermission team who won the Southwest Regional Award for Innovation and Creativity, netting the students over $8000 in savings bonds.
All who meet her know that her heart is invested heavily in the education of gifted students.