Teague Skye has been a mentor, teacher, counselor and facilitator in myriad settings for the past 30 years. She received a double bachelor’s degree in Professional Writing and Psychology from SUNY New Paltz in 1985, after which she worked as a writer and editor in the publishing field. She also completed coursework earning teaching credentials in secondary education and gifted education.
In 1989, she started an independent school in upstate New York whose primary goal was to educate at-risk young people who, due to outstanding intellectual and creative abilities, could not thrive in traditional school settings. She served as the lead teacher and director for a decade. She has since worked in North Carolina, Colorado and Texas as a teacher, school counselor and gifted services coordinator for school districts in under-served locations. She has designed service programs for at-risk gifted youth throughout the country.
In addition to her teaching credentials, she has completed training and served as a teaching consultant with the National Writing Project, working extensively with teachers, students and community organizations. Ms. Skye graduated summa cum laude from the University of Texas with a master of arts in educational psychology with a focus on community counseling.
She currently lives and works west of Mesilla in Doña Ana County, New Mexico. References and publications available upon request. Click here for resume.