Upon enrolling at the Steven F. Austin State University, Marilyn A. Christensen, EdD, earned a Bachelor of Science in interdisciplinary studies and education of individuals in early childhood special education programs in 1992. Subsequently, she obtained a Master of Education in curriculum and instruction from Texas Wesleyan University. By 2015, Dr. Christensen concluded her collegiate ventures by graduating from Northcentral University with an EdD in early childhood education and teaching.
For over 25 years, Dr. Christensen has excelled as an instructor of early childhood education and special education for the Houston Independent School District. In terms of her past positions, she has served in numerous capacities with the aforementioned school district, including as a lead teacher, a shared decision making committee member, a community service liaison and an intervention assistance team member, to name a few. Utilizing her skillset, Dr. Christensen specializes in working with early childhood intervention programs for students requiring special education.
Civic: Council Level Volunteer, Girl Scouts of San Jacinto County; Volunteer, United Way of the Texas Gulf Coast; Program Teacher and Contributor, Curriculum Development, Childbuilders; Community Supporter, Stand for Stevens; Supporter, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Houston/Galveston, Inc.; Houston Zoo; Structure, Archery; Church
Memberships: Golden Key Honor Society; Kappa Delta Pi; Texas Classroom Teachers Association; Association of Curriculum and Development; Childbuilders Incorporated; United Way; Girl Scouts
Awards: Campus Space Teacher of the Year; Nominee, Disney Teacher Awards; Finalist, Martell Teacher Award; Appreciation Pin, Girl Scouts of America; Award, ChildBuilders Association; National Teacher Advisor Award, Scholastic Book Clubs