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Subjects Taught
5th Grade


High School:  Swansboro High School, Swansboro, NC

College:  Associate's Degree, CCCC, Jacksonville, NC
              Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education, UNCW, Wilmington, NC
              Master's Degree in Education (Curriculum and Instruction), UOP

Accomplishments:  National Board Certified Teacher


August-December 2004:  Student taught in kindergarten at Jacksonville Commons Elementary, Jacksonville, NC

February 2005-June 2005:  Taught 5th grade at Carolina Forest Elementary, Jacksonville, NC

August 2005-June 2011:  Taught 1st grade at Sand Ridge Elementary, Hubert, NC

August 2011-June 2013:  Taught 5th grade at Sand Ridge Elementary, Hubert, NC  

August 2013-present:  Currently teaching 5th grade at Swansboro Elementary, Swansboro, NC


I am a native of Onslow County and it's a privilege to be teaching in my hometown!
I graduated from Swansboro High School and received my AA degree from Coastal
Carolina Community College.  I received my Bachelor's of Art Degree in Elementary
Education from the University of North Carolina @ Wilmington.  I received my Master's
Degree in Education with a concentration in Curriculum and Instruction through the
University of Phoenix.  I achieved National Board Certification in Early and Middle
Childhood/Literacy:  Reading-Language Arts in 2009.  I am a member of the Onslow
County Teacher's Academy which emphasizes on literacy that contains reading and
writing in the classroom.  I have taught kindergarten, fifth grade, and first grade.  I
currently teach fifth grade at Swansboro Elementary school.  :=)  I look forward to a
wonderful year teaching your child!

I am certified or have held the following postions in my professional career as a teacher:
*Mentor teacher
*Peer observer
*AVID coordinator
*Team grade chair
*SPT goal chair
*Civic Oration coordinator
*Social Studies contact