Mrs. Harris graduated from Willis High School. She then went on to Sam Houston State University and graduated with a Bachelors degree in Animal Science with a minor in Biology. Mrs. Harris worked in Retail and Restaurant management for several years and then pursued an Alternative Certification in Special Education in 1992. Mrs. Harris taught one year in Trinity Independent School District as a Resource/Content Mastery/ Dyslexia teacher. She returned to her alma mater the following year and has been teaching in Willis Independent School District since that time. Mrs. Harris received Teacher of the Year in 2006 at Brabham Middle School. She also received Teacher of the Year in 2013 at Meador Elementary School and Elementary Teacher of the Year for Willis ISD in 2013.