TSBVI Outreach Program Honors Texas Fellows

Recognizing VI Professionals in their Role as Recruiters

The Texas Fellows program acknowledges the individual recruiters (Texas Fellow) and welcomes the new VI professional (Candidate) to the field. You are eligible to be a Texas Fellow if you were a significant person in the candidate’s recruitment. Candidates must have started training after May 15, 2018.


Texas Fellow Candidate
Karen Abney-Marsh Shana Dilldine
Evangelina Rodriguez Ruby Diaz
Polly Goodier Alexandra Driver
Marina DeLeon Gabina Salinas
Misty LeFlore Kristy Blackshear
Edgenie Bellah Ruthanne Garcia
Charlene Stevens Teresa Pilgrim
Lu Cleere Jaci McCarty
Lee Hise Sherry Hurley
Jerry Mullins Ana Rodriguez
Pam Yarbrough Jeanette Brewer
Pam Yarbrough Jana Pearl
Pam Yarbrough Angela Robertson

Texas Fellows and Candidates receive the following recognitions:

  • The names of the Texas Fellows and the candidates are published in the Texas SenseAbilities newsletter.
  • Texas Fellows and the candidates receive special acknowledgement at all statewide TSBVI-sponsored activities.


  • One of TSBVI’s most popular publications


  • Registration assistance for an upcoming TSBVI sponsored conference.

For more information about the Texas Fellows Program or working as a VI professional contact: Mary Shore at [email protected]; 512-206-9156.

Two teachers sit at a table and talk to each other and take notes in notebooks. They are seated in the TSBVI Outreach conference room.

TVI Gabriella Ortuno-Haywood, on the left, is a mentor to protege Emma Reese, seated on the right.

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