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Subjects Taught
Math - 6th Regular, Math - 6th Advanced


I went to school 1-12 in Sylacauga graduating in 1987. Moving on to Tuscaloosa, I attended the University of Alabama for 4 years where I got a BS in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. After graduation I started at the University of Montevallo and received my Masters degree in Elementary Ed. in 1994 and then my Education Specialist Degree in 2001. 


Preschool Teacher/Director First Methodist Church Kindergarten 1989-1992 (College job/Teacher of 3'year olds/Director)

Childersburg Middle School 1993-2015

Nichols Lawson Middle School 2015-present


So glad to be back in the Sylcacauga City Schools, but this time as a teacher. I was born and raised in Sylacauga and attended Sylacauga City Schools (Pinecrest, Mountainview, East Highland, & SHS) back in "the day". After a fabulous 4 years in Tuscaloosa, I am glad to have had the opportunity to come back to teach in Talladega County (Childersburg Middle School and Nichols Lawson Middle School)

Our family enjoys traveling and small weekend trips and sports. Being a "house divided" keeps it interesting when it comes to college football etc with Alabama and Auburn. Our favorite destination is the beach, but we love to pack up and go just about anywhere.