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Subjects Taught
Special Education


B.S. in Elementary Education

Certified Early Childhood – 4th Elementary Education

Certified Early Childhood – 12th Special Education

Texas Woman’s University


Master’s in Education with focus in Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum

Texas Woman’s University


 Highly Qualified Status in Elementary, Middle, and High School

 Special Education 


Greetings! My name is Deloras Overstreet and I am a teacher of exceptional students at Lanier High School. 


I have worked with special needs students for 10 + years in Life Skills from PPCD through High School.  Every year I meet amazing students with big hearts and their strong will to apply self-determination goals.


My teaching philosophy is based on respecting differences, tapping into talents, and sharing my love for learning with my students. I believe we all have something to contribute and I learn so much from my students each day. I use a multi-sensory, theme based instruction in the classroom and believe in a consistent, positive and respectful approach to making lasting, meaningful behavior changes  


As a personal quick note, I am a mother to four wonderful kids (16/14/12/10). I am a Texas native and love my home state, but I root for OU! The one thing you will notice about me is that I am a HUGE baseball fan. I grew up 10 minutes away from, then Arlington Stadium, home of the Texas Rangers. You can always catch me at a baseball game.


I appreciate you sharing your child with me.  I am looking forward to a fantastic 2016-2017 school year!