Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Areail Thomas
Blessings to you my Panda friends! I am Areail Thomas. I was born and raised in Plano, TX! I am proud to say that I attended Mendenhall Elementary, Bowman MS, Williams HS, and I am a Charter Class graduate of Plano East Senior High School. GO PANTHERS! I attended Brookhaven JC and The University of Texas at Arlington where I graduated with a BA degree in English and Elementary Education. I am certified to teach Kinder-8, Special Education, and ESL. I begin my teaching career at Shepard Elementary where I taught fourth and fifth grade for 18 yrs. I moved to Isaacs ECS in 2008. Presently, I teach a 3yr old PPCD class.
I am the proud mother of two amazing young men: Elliott and Elias. I love writing, reading, baking cakes and cookies, singing and collecting journals. Thomas Elementary in Plano is named for my Grandfather, James L. Thomas. I love my family!!!
I believe that teaching is not just a career, it is a ministry! I am serving the precious lives of children and parents. It is my job to show love and compassion then I can teach.