About Mrs. Rice

Mrs. Rice has been teaching for 26 years.  Her career has spanned three states and two countries. With every move her family has made, she has been blessed with a job teaching children ... in Texas, Georgia, Finland, and Oklahoma.  She has taught first through fourth grade, special education, ESL, and gifted and talented.


In Texas, her first two years were spend teaching first grade. When her husband was transferred to Georgia in 1996, she obtained another first grade teaching position at Norcross Elementary. Due to her husband's job, she soon found herself living in Finland the very next year where she was able to obtain a job teaching second grade at Amuri International School in Tampere, Finland. When her husband's company sent them back to the United States, her family moved home to Texas. She worked at Lumberton Primary School for 12 years, teaching second and third grade. In July 2010, her husband accepted a job in Oklahoma.  She taught 4th grade while living there until moving back home to Texas in 2013. This will be her eighth year teaching in Tomball.