Ms. DeCuir serves as the Elementary Science Coordinator for Pflugerville Independent School District. As Coordinator, she is in charge of district elementary campus science fairs and their progress to the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival. During the past 18 years in Pflugerville, she has instructed students and teachers in science as a classroom lead teacher, District Instructional Coach, TAP Master Teacher, and Science Specialist. Serving for 6 years as a Science Teacher Mentor for the Texas Regional Collaboratives, Ms. DeCuir presented at the yearly meetings, and worked to develop science instructional skills with teachers throughout her district. She has been a member of the Austin Energy Regional Science Festival Advisory Committee since 2005, and currently serves as the Elementary Safety Chair. Ms. DeCuir holds a B.A. in Liberal Arts from the University of Texas at Austin and an M.A. in Education from Texas State University.