Degrees and Certifications:
National Board Certification in Early Childhood Generalist MaEd Instructional Technology (ECU) BA Elementary Education K-6 (Campbell University) BS Business Management (University of Mount Olive) Associate's Degree in Paralegal Technology (JCC) AIG Credentials
Mrs. Amber Parker
My full name is Amber Daye Young Parker. I grew up near the town of Meadow and attended Meadow Elementary School. After that, I attended South Johnston High School. I graduated from high school in 1993. I attended Johnston Community College where I received an Associate's degree in Paralegal Technology. Later, I attended Mount Olive College where I received a bachelor's degree in Business Management. I worked for several years before pursuing my career degree at Campbell University where I received my teaching certification in Elementary Education K-6. I have taught school for 17 years. During my career, I have obtained my national board certification and a Master of Arts degree in Instructional Technology from East Carolina University and AIG credentials.
I have been married for almost 18 years to John Parker and have 2 daughters, Addison Daye, who is fifteen years old and is in 10th grade. Alaina Faith is thirteen years old and in 8th grade. We also have a two year old blue-tick coon hound named Smokey. We currently reside between Benson and Dunn.
I love teaching 4th grade the most. I have taught 4th grade for four years. I have also taught 1st grade for three years and 2nd grade for four years. I have taught 3rd grade for two years. Here are a few more details about my favorite things:
My favorite food is Japanese.
My favorite colors are purple, turquoise blue and lime green.
My favorite animal is a dog.
My favorite drink is Coke Zero.
My favorite place is the beach.
My favorite teams are the North Carolina Tarheels, Carolina Panthers and the East Carolina Pirates.
Supply list for 2018-19!
2 packs of wide-ruled notebook paper
50 Pencils (preferably not mechanical)
Pencil cap erasers
Pouch with holes or box for supplies
16 pack of crayons or colored pencils3 glue sticks
2 pairs of headphones or earbuds
2 boxes of tissues
- 4 pocket folders
- Handwriting paper pad/tablet for cursive writing
- 3 composition notebooks (no spiral)
- 4 one subject spiral notebooks
pencil cap erasers
boards games (indoor recess)
legos (indoor recess)
play-doh (indoor recess)