Meet the Teacher: Ebony Hines


Full name: Ebony Nicole Hines

Place of birth: Hobbs, New Mexico

Spouse: Brandon Hines

College/What for/Year graduated: North Texas/Social Work/ 2014

Subject you teach/ Why did you choose that subject? Special Education/ I am passionate about education for all.

Children: 4 kids

Describe yourself in 3 words: “Ball of Energy”

Hometown/High School: Grandview, TX- Grandview ISD

Something unique about yourself: I am double jointed.

Did you do any extracurricular activities in high school/college? Basketball and cheerleading

What inspires you to teach? Preparing the next generation

Any advice to high school kids to help them along the way?  “Listen to your parents” and “be true to yourself, and live in that truth.”

Hobbies: Garage selling

If you didn’t teach what would you want to be doing? Motivational speaker

Role model as child/adults: Coach Allen F and herself

Pets: 1 cat and 1 dog

How long have you been teaching? This is my 8th year teaching.

What school or other job did you come from? Corporate America

Why did you choose Itasca? It was close to home.