Education Experience: -3rd grade teacher (since 2012 - current) -EIP Teacher (3rd/4th grades) -4th grade teacher (1 year) -3rd grade teacher (1 year) -1st grade teacher (4 years) -Student Teacher (Summer 2006) -Joined Teach for American in 2006 -Student Teacher (Summer 2006) -Paraprofessional/Substitute - 2005-2006
-very high expectations -infuse reading in all subject areas -structured classroom environment while having fun -like chants, celebrations throughout the day -tough love approach -students go from being dependent to independent when they leave my classroom
Teacher of the Year 2014-2015 at M. Agnes Jones Elementary School
-B.S. in Accounting from North Carolina A&T State University -CPA in North Carolina (inactive status) -Left Corporate America in 2005 -Joined Teach for America in 2006 -Completed my Education requirements at Agnes Scott College -Certified K-5 Elementary Education
I spent 15 years in the finance/accounting industry. I have been teaching for 8+ years. Finally, I love my job!