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 2020-2021 school year will be my 15th 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. 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. Last year, I became a Google Certified Educator and a Google Certified Trainer. I've been able to use these skills to adapt to these ever-changing times in education.
On a personal note, I am married to my 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.