Degrees and Certifications:
*A graduate from Celeste High School in 1975 *Earned a Paraprofessional Educational Aide certificate in 1998 *Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree for Early Childhood - 4th grade from Texas A&M, Commerce 2005 *Earned an ESL certification in 2005 *5th - 8th grade certification in 2011 *Reading Recovery certificate in 2011-2012
As a child, Mrs. Pickerill grew up on a dairy. She moved around a lot, so she had an opportunity to attend several schools. Most of them not too far from this area. Mrs. Pickerill attended elementary at Howe, Wolfe City (twice), Cooper, and West Lamar. She attended High School in Celeste. She married Mike Pickerill in 1976. He is a former Wolfe City student and a '74 graduate. They have made their home here in Wolfe City. Prior to employment with the Wolfe City School District, she was employed by Hennington Industries, where she worked for 20 years. Mrs. Pickerill and her husband have 2 children who attended and graduated from Wolfe City Schools. Mrs. Pickerill now has grandchildren who attend school in Wolfe City.
Mrs. Pickerill began working for Wolfe City ISD in 1997, as an educational aide, for Kindergarten, First and Second grades. After receiving a teaching degree, she taught in the 3 and 4 year old Headstart Programs and Pre-K for over eight years. She taught Kindergarten for 12 years. This school year she is embarking on a new teaching adventure in 3rd grade.