About the TeacherNumber of years teaching experience: 14Education:Bachelor’s Degree in English from Millsaps CollegeMasters in Teaching Arts from Mississippi CollegeTeaching Certifications:Secondary English LiteratureMild/Moderate Special EducationI am moving to 5th grade to teach English Language Arts this year, and I am really excited to get started!I have been teaching at MAUE for 8 years, mostly in Special Education. I did teach 3rd grade General Education ELA at MAUE in 2019-2020. Before moving to MAUE, I taught 9th grade English for four years at Canton High School, and I taught 7th and 8th grade English at Brandon Middle School for one year.
Family and Hobbies: I have three children and have been married to my husband, David, for 31 years. We have lived in Madison for 14 years and both of my boys went to MAUE! (They turned out pretty good!) Our daughter, Sydney, graduated from Ole Miss in 2018 and is working in Washington DC. Our middle child, William, will begin his senior year at Mississippi State this fall (Hail State!). My baby, Jake is a junior at Ole Miss (Hotty Toddy!).In addition to my three children, I have two fur-babies; a Chihuahua named Buttercup and a cat named Sam.I love ALL holidays, but I especially enjoy Halloween and Christmas. My favorite thing to do is to spend time with my family! I also love to read, watch movies, and decorate my house and classroom!