Texas Fellows

Recognizing VI Professionals in their Role as Recruiters


Texas Fellow
 Gabriella Ortuno-Haywood  Emma Reese
 Mari Garza  Amy Reyna
 Mari Garza  Dahlia Rivera
 Tracy Fletcher  Brenda Blum
 Tracy Fletcher Amanda Garcia
 Emily Calvert Candi Stilts
 Tracy Hallak Gina Zavorka
Scarlett Bayard  Debbie Fussell
Cathy Edwards Jo Ellen Fisk Cloyd
Barbie Priest Amanda Campbell
Yevernett Anderson Pamela Jackson Thomas

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.  To be eligible for the program during the 2019-2020 school year, candidates must have started their training after May 15, 2019.

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 acknowledgment at all statewide TSBVI-sponsored activities.


  • One of TSBVI’s most popular publications OR
  • 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.

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