"Those who honor me I will honor" 2 Samuel 2:30
Shirley N. Reyes M.Ed. (a.k.a.) ReyBird is a professional educator. She has a long career in public education: Caddo Parish Public School System where she was nominated for Rookie Teacher of the Year and received an Achievement Award for Outstanding Title I Teacher, St. Charles Parish Public School System, Jefferson Parish Public School System where she received the Outstanding Service Award from the Waggaman School Parent Advisory Committee, and New Orleans Parish Public School System where she was the Lead Teacher/Coordinator of the “Joyful Noise” after school program at Benjamin Franklin Elementary Math and Science School. Her music based curriculum, “A Pathway To Learning” was implemented within its program foundation.
Ms. Reyes has worked in the church in different capacities all of her life with a special interest in children’s learning. She adamantly believes in the need for children to be trained to know God and His Word at a young age.
She began writing for children before graduating college with a focus on Early Childhood and Elementary Education, Reading and Curriculum. She has created numerous original and unique songs, stories, lesson plans, and videos that help children master the basics. Visit MagicVineJr.com – A Magical Educational Place for Kids, to view her work.