20 years in education - 12 yrs in GA, 8 years in TN; Taught grades 6 - 12 mathematics (through Pre-Calculus); Academic Coach for grades 9 - 12 for 3 years; Math Specialist for 3 years for grades 6 - 12; Currently teaching 8th grade math
Hands-on, discovery learning of new content; Actively engaging students in doing the math; Believe in repetition, skills and fluency work and daily Homework, Use of Interactive Notebooks with graphic organizers and foldables; Follows brain research for new ideas and incorporating the best techniques to help students learn AND retain the mathematics.
Teacher of the Year at MCHS and Murray County
Bachelors in Chemistry from the University of Alabama; Masters in Curriculum and Instruction (with Math concentration) from Tennessee Technological University; Education Specialist in Leadership from Tennessee Technological University
Married for 10 years to a Social Studies teacher and we have 2 boys in Elementary School. I am a Disney fanatic and recently began training and participating in runDisney events. Training to see what I can do!