Degrees and Certifications:
M.S. Reading Curriculum and Instruction, Grand Canyon University B.S. Elementary Education, Athens State University Google Certified Educator, Level ! Certification
The 2019-2020 school year will be my 14th year teaching. I have taught third grade, first grade and kindergarten. It has been quite an adventure.
I currently serve on the Board of Directors for the Alabama Education Association and the Association of Classroom Teachers. This provides me with the opportunity to get high quality professional development as well as opportunities to advocate for our schools and students with local and state legislators.
The past year has been an exciting one. In February, I was honored to represent the state of Alabama at the 2019 NEA Foundation Awards for Teaching Excellence in Washington, D. C. In May, I submitted my final modules toward becoming a National Board Certified Educator. I will learn the results in December 2019. I recently became a Level 1 Google Certified Educator. Needless to say, I believe an educator must be one who is constantly learning and growing in order to be the best he or she can be for the students.
On a personal note, I am married to may high school sweetheart. We have two daughters in college. We have four dogs and a cat. I love reading, painting, coloring, listening to music, traveling and watching movies with the family.
It is my passion and goal to inspire my students to love learning and to shine brightly in all they do.