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Masters Degree in Elementary Education
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood/Elementary Education
University of Montevallo


Rocky Ridge Elementary School, Second Grade Teacher




I have happily taught second grade at Rocky Ridge Elementary School since 1999.


-2nd Grade Reading Facilitator
-Technology Committee Member

Special Certification and Training: 
Completed Numerous Ruth Parker Math Investigation Courses

Special Awards and Recognition:
-Hoover City Schools District-wide Elementary Teacher of the Year, 2007
-Hoover City Schools District Elementary Alabama Teacher of the Year Nominee, 2007
-Rocky Ridge Elementary School-wide Teacher of the Year, 2006-2007
-Rocky Ridge Elementary School-wide Jacksonville Hall of Fame Nominee
-Selected as the First Technology Pilot Classroom for Rocky Ridge Elementary School, 2005 
-Two-time Hoover City Schools Foundation Grant Winner
-Two-time Mentor for two full-time second grade teachers
-Cooperating Teacher for Several Student Teachers from three different colleges: University of Alabama at Birmingham, University of Samford, and University of Montevallo
-Member of the Kappa Delta Pi and International Honor Society in Education from the University of Alabama at Birmingham