Degrees and Certifications:
National Board Certification in Early Childhood Generalist(2008); renewal (2018) 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 Add-on licensure in Business and Family and Consumer Science
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 18 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 19 years to John Parker and have 2 daughters, Addison Daye, who is sixteen years old and is in 11th grade. Alaina Faith is fourteen years old and in 9th grade. We also have a three 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 three years. Here are a few more details about my favorite things:
My favorite food is Japanese.
My favorite colors are ECU purple and turquoise blue.
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.
Have a fun and safe summer!
See you back at school in August!
*Don't forget to read, read, read!
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