Yadira is a former middle social studies school teacher with three years experience working in a Title I school. It became her mission to use history to guide her students to develop empathy and perseverance. She attended Mt. Rose Head Start in Oklahoma City and went on to graduate from Texas State University with a degree in history. As a product of Head Start, Yadira contributes her success in school to the community of teachers who rallied around her to truly give her a head start. She hopes to help early childhood organizations and teacher get the support they need. Yadira currently resides in Houston, Texas.