Elaine Norman is a native Texan raised near Houston on a beautiful working ranch that was a true show place. Her parents were loving and very involved in her and her brother’s life. She taught high school business, English, and speech for 34 years. She was nominated by her students to Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers for many years. Her article on a science experiment was published in a national science publication. She received a standing ovation from the parents in the stands as well as the graduating seniors when she gave their commencement address the year she retired. She coached UIL state qualifiers in debate and ready writing. Elaine has much to say about many different needs and will be speaking to various groups from Wounded Warriors to those who are in abusive marriages or are raising children alone. She has two beautiful, talented daughters married to the greatest sons-in-laws on earth. She has a granddaughter who attends Texas A&M and a twelve-year-old grandson. Elaine lives in Round Rock, Texas with her husband Rudy, the love of her life.