Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. Elementary Education Master of Instructional Accommodation National Board Certified Read to Succeed Endorsement Google Certified Educator Level 1
I am a proud product of the Kershaw County School District! I attended Baron DeKalb Elementary School and graduated from North Central High School. I graduated from Clemson University with a B.A. in Elementary Education in 1995 and from Francis Marion University with a Master of Instructional Accommodation in 2005. I was Baron DeKalb's Teacher of the Year in 2001 and Reading Teacher of the Year in 2005. In 2016, I completed my Read 2 Succeed Endorsement. In 2017, I successfully renewed my National Board Certification (NBC) as an Early Childhood Generalist. Currently, I am pursuing my Literacy Teacher Add-On Certification and working on my Masters plus 30 in the area of Literacy.
This is my 24th year of teaching and my 23rd year here at Baron DeKalb Elementary. I have taught kindergarten, second grade, and fifth grade. In addition, I served as the Curriculum Support Coach for several years. Currently, I am the Technology Lab Instructor, School Testing and Textbook Coordinator, and TIS. I have a very supportive husband, and our amazing daughter is a freshman at Clemson University.