Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Ellysia Dierker is joining Lewisville ISD as a Language Acquisition Specialist after working at Uplift Education in the Dallas area for the past 6 years. She’s lived in the DFW area her entire life and is excited to be joining the LISD family.
Ms. Dierker’s passion for supporting English Language Learners (ELLs) comes from growing up with 2 adopted brothers from Thailand. Watching their struggles pushed her to this career path to ensure that she can support as many ELs as she is able. She attended Oklahoma State University for her Bachelors in Education and she holds a masters degree in teaching English Language Learners from the University of North Texas. Over the past 6 years has taught a large number of ELLs both in the classroom and as a reading interventionist.
Ms. Dierker enjoys traveling to different countries, learning about different cultures, and life experiences. She has 2 dogs, Oren and Piper, that are her entire world.
She is looking forward to supporting the Timber Creek teachers, students, families, and community members this year.
If you would like to know more about Ms. Ellysia Dierker please feel free to reach out to her in person or by email.