Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA (Psychology)
Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA (Graduate Coursework)
Nova Southeastern (Master's)
I bring you greetings from Savannah, Georgia. I have had a love for reading since childhood. My mother encouraged me through book clubs as a child. I learned to read slightly before kindergarten. My first book was Sammy the Seal by Syd Hoff. In my teen years starting at fourteen, I worked as a library page, and a library assistant during my college years, so I was always surrounded by books.
In the past twelve years, I have worked exclusively in the field of Special Education (Middle Grades 6-8). For several years, I worked in a departmental model teaching English Language Arts and Reading. In my early years of resource teaching, many of my students were struggling readers. I realized that reading was a gift that God had blessed me with at such an early age. This inspired me to work with learning deficits for many years. Reading is a significant subject area because it impacts all academic areas as well as developing life skills. My areas of teaching certification include Reading (4-8), applied research with grades second and fourth, and after-school tutorials for high-stake academic assessments. I bring you greetings from Savannah, Georgia. I have had a love for reading since childhood. My mother encouraged me through book clubs as a child. I learned to read slightly before kindergarten. My first book was Sammy the
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My current certification with the Professional Standards Commission in Georgia is a Master's in Reading (grades 4-8) and Special Education in all academic areas (P-12).