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Subjects Taught
Handwriting 2, Language Arts 2, Math 2, Reading - 2, Science/Health - 2, Social Studies 2


Alabama Reading Academy Certified

Highly Qualified in Elementary Education and Reading

Master of Science Elementary Education- Troy State University-Dothan

Bachelor of Science Elementary- Troy State University




Second Grade-Kinston Elementary -August 1995 to Present

Third Grade- South Montgomery County Academy - August 1993 -May 1995

Fourth-Seventh Grades- Seminole County Elementary- August 1989- May 1993 



I was born in Clearwater, Florida.  My family moved to the Highland Home area when I was 4 years old.  I attended  Highland Home High School and graduated from there in 1985.  I was uncertain as to what I wanted to do upon graduation.  However; a wonderful group of teachers realized that I had potential and helped  me obtain a four year scholarship to Troy State University.  While at Troy, I realized that teaching was where my strengths were and I obtained my Bachelor's Degree in 1989.

After graduation, I began my teaching career at Seminole County Elementary School.  I taught there for four years.  From there I moved back home to Alabama and spent the next two years teaching at South Montgomery County Academy.  Since that time (1995), I have made Kinston Elementary my home. 

In 1996, I obtained my Master's Degree from Troy State University at Dothan.  In 2005, I attended the Alabama Reading Academy and became an ARI certified teacher. In the summers of 2008 and 2009, I attended AMSTI ( Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Institute) training.  These accomplishments have helped me help my students reach their fullest potential.   

I was blessed to have competed in high school on two state championship cheerleading squads.  Cheerleading was and still is my passion. I have served as the Cheerleader Sponsor at each of the schools that I have worked at throughout my career. High school athletics provides so many positive experiences for students.  I am so fortunate to be a part of this aspect of the school program.

I would say that my students have taught me as much or more than I have probably taught them.  I have been blessed to have worked with so many remarkable children throughout my career. 

I currently reside in Kinston with my husband Mickey. Both of our children, Aaron and Marley, are graduates of Kinston School.