Gary Audas Jr. is currently a doctoral candidate in Literacy at Sam Houston State University, specializing in Trauma-informed literacy. An alum of SHSU, he received an undergraduate degree in History in 2011 and two Masters Degrees, the first in Education (Curriculum and Instruction) in 2014, and the second in Public Administration (2015).
Gary is the Executive Director of Educational Outcomes, a non-profit organization that works with students who have been exposed to trauma that has created barriers to educational fulfillment. In addition, Gary is the author of training programs that seek to better prepare teachers who deal with trauma’s effects on their learners, as well as, a GED Prep Program created to cater to adult learners.
Gary Audas Jr., M.Ed, MPA
Sandra Audas graduated from the University of Houston with a BBA concentrating in management in 1998. In 2014, she graduated from Sam Houston State University with an MBA in finance. Other certifications include Six Sigma Green Belt and PMP certification.
Sandra has experience in multiple industries in multiple business/finance roles, including advertising, trust accounting services, energy/utilities as an Accountant, financial analyst and accounting manager. Currently, she works on the MSH Financial Systems team doing project management for McKesson.
Originally from North Attleboro, MA, Sandra moved to Texas 25 years ago. She is married to her husband, Gary, and the two enjoy traveling, watching their favorite teams (Chelsea FC and the New England Patriots), going to plays, hiking, and watching movies together.
Madison Edgar (Mathis) is an educational diagnostician for a local school district and a current doctoral student at Sam Houston State University. She earned her bachelor's degree in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin and her master's degree in Special Education from Sam Houston State. Her passion and training are in working with individuals with disabilities, and she is excited to bring this knowledge to Educational Outcomes.
Edgar lives in the north Houston area with her husband, Trevor, who is a firefighter in the Montgomery County area, and their cat, Opal.
Barbara Anne (Pike) Wilkie attended the University of New Hampshire in Durham and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature. During her career, she has worked for school districts, including in the office of the Superintendent of Schools, and for an off-campus site of Husson College (now University), which involved helping the mostly non-traditional students with class selection and the financial aid application process.
Barbara and her husband retired in 2011. She currently serves on a committee which awards scholarships to students attending post-secondary schools.
Kerrie Schenkel-Maher is an artist and educator with over two decades in custom designed curriculum and custom pedagogy experience. She has tailored learning plans for children aged from kindergarten through high school, including ACT prep and college prep. She has her degree in English Literature, and has also worked in the fine book arts setting. She creates and sells calligraphic and leather arts through her online shop, and teaches these arts in her home community.
Member/Lead Academic Tutor
Madison Edgar Mathis, M.Ed
After completing an undergraduate degree in in linguistics in 1985 at the University of Arizona, Jill started her career in education with the Peace Corps (Tunisia, 1986-88). She has taught students of all abilities at the elementary, secondary, and postsecondary levels. Her passion for education as the link to individual success has been reinforced with her experience locally, nationally and internationally. Jill taught internationally for 12 years in The Republic of the Marshall Islands and KAUST [Thuwal, Saudi Arabia]. Upon returning to the US in 2016, she became an adjunct professor at Sam Houston State University. She teachers bilingual education in teacher preparatory programs.
Kenneth E. Hendrickson is Professor of History and Dean of the Graduate School as Sam Houston State University. He has over a decade in academic leadership positions, over 25 years in classroom experience, and is a published author.
Sandra Audas, MBA
Director of the Board
Dr. Kenneth Hendrickson, Ph.D
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