Phone: 469-752-2357


Degrees and Certifications:

University of Texas Dallas

Mrs. Paula Walls

Mrs. Walls grew up in Plano and attended 1st -12th grade in PISD.  (Shepard, Wilson, Vines, Plano Senior High)  She is beginning her 14th year at Mathews where she taught fourth grade for 4 years before moving to 3rd. She began teaching in 1990 at Shepard Elementary where she taught for 6 years.  She was awarded Plano ISD Beginning Teacher of the Year in 1991.  After a twelve year hiatus as a stay-at-home mom, she returned to the classroom when her youngest started kindergarten.  Her husband is also a teacher in Plano ISD.  They have 3 children - Sam teaches 10th grade World History and coaches baseball at Vines, Emma is a grad student studying Speech Pathology, and Claire, who will be a freshman at the University of Nebraska. She loves teaching reading and makes it her personal goal to help each of her students discover the joy of reading.  In her free time, she enjoys scrapbooking, reading, and spending time with her family.