Welcome to Seventh Grade Language Arts!!!
Building strong readers and communicators is our focus in seventh grade Language Arts, and I will help students build skills and confidence. I enjoy learning from and with them.
I have taught grades 5-8 and Adult Education English.
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." Aristotle
My Classroom Mission
Students will develop strong reading, thinking, collaboration and communication skills as they actively participate in seventh grade Language Arts classes.
Winthrop College, Rock Hill, SC: B.S. in Elementary Education, 1984 www.winthrop.edu
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC: M.Ed. in Education, 1996
Elementary Education and Middle School English/Language Arts
5.5 years in fifth grade
3 semesters in Adult Education English
22 years in middle school: 19 years teaching grades 6-8 reading, math, social studies, and language arts; 2 years as Instructional Facilitator
Professional Organization Memberships
North Carolina Association of Educators