I am a 2014 retiree from Hampton City Schools with 15 years of service teaching 2nd and 3rd grades. I have the ability to put people at ease and I am at ease with a variety of student populations. My strength is I enjoy teaching regardless of the population. I feel rewarded when I can use my experience and skills to help a student be successful. I am enthusiastic about teaching and above all, I want to help students realize their full potential. I have a bachelor?s degree in English, a... [more]
I primarily worked in K-5 setting, teaching 2nd and 3rd grade. I participated in school tutoring programs K-5, including Summer School. I am currently Virginia State licensed to teach Nursery - 8th Grade.
As a 3rd grade teacher, it is was my responsibility to prepare students to be successful taking SOL tests in Reading, Math, Science and Social Studies. Their success was dependent on mastery of the material and applying school division testing taking strategies. Understanding and applying these testing strategies greatly improved passing success rate.