Denise is the Director of Training Solutions at Ellevation and currently resides in Houston, TX. Previously, she worked for the Houston Independent School District for 18 years as a classroom teacher and as a leader in Professional Development. Denise also taught pedagogy for 10 years in higher education as an adjunct professor. A first generation born Texan of Lebanese parents, Denise graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.S. in Applied Learning and Development and has a masters (MEd) from the University of Houston in Curriculum and Instruction.