Mendy Caviness is the Educational Consultant for Region 18 Education Service Center where she specializes in secondary math and gifted and talented support. She has spent her 29-year career in education teaching math and science, coordinating professional development, and planning and organizing student programs. She served students in Boys Ranch ISD, Lovington Municipal School, Seminole ISD, Pearland ISD and Midland ISD as a teacher, math and science coordinator, advanced academics specialist, and assistant principal. Mrs. Caviness earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University. She was a Fulbright-Hays Scholar who spent a summer studying in China while earning her Master of Science Teaching degree from New Mexico Tech.