I am presently a 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher. I have over 25 years in education. I am also a musician where I have been playing piano over 44 years.
I am very hands-on in my teaching style of preference; but, as a teacher I am comfortable and knowledgeable in all teaching styles because of the diverse classroom settings in our schools today.
Nominated Teacher of the Year for over 3 years William James Middle School, Statesboro, Georgia; Wal-Mart Distribution Teacher of the Year, in Statesboro, Georgia. Selected Teacher of the Year 2013-14 for William James Middle School by Joyce Smith' Class, Nominated Teacher of the Year for Metter Middle School 1993; Chosen as Featured Speaker for National At-Risk Conference in Savannah, Georgia; Chosen to lead Summer Staff Development Courses for Richmond County School System; Numerous of Consulting and Motivational Speaking Appearances
Early education in the Metter School System, Metter, Georgia Associate of Science Degree, East Georgia College, Swainsboro, GA Attended West Georgia College (Now University), Carrollton, Georgia B.S Degree in Fashion and Design, Georgia Southern College (University) Georgia Master Floral Designer(ABAC) Tifton, Georgia T-4 Certificate in Middle Grades Education; Georgia Southern Master's Degree in Education; Troy University, Troy Alabama Specialist Degree in Education: Walden University, Minnesota Doctoral Candidate for Doctorate of Education: Teacher Leadership: Walden University Minnesota
Mother of 1 son and nephew/son Daughter of Retired Educators: Dad, Principal and Mother, Teacher Church Musician for almost 39 years; organ, piano, keyboard Member of Historic Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church, Pastor M.P Dickerson Certified and Georgia Master Florist Commentator for over 10 years for the MLK parade, Metter Georgia M.C. for MLK pageant for over 10 year Costume Designer for Play, "The Black Nativity", writer Langston Hughes ; Michael Whitaker, Director Float Designer for MLK Day Parade for over 5 years...