Sharon has recently retired as Instructional Specialist for Languages Other than English in Arlington Independent School District, Arlington, TX. In that capacity she oversaw the writing and implementation of curriculum for 32 courses in five languages. She was also instrumental in the establishment of two Fine Arts Dual Languages Academies, as well as FLES programs in Chinese and Portuguese. She has directed five successful STARTALK programs in Arlington. Sharon has served as President of the Texas Foreign Language Association and continues to be active in the profession in her role as a collaborator on the TELL project and as a consultant to various school districts.