Mrs. Amber Parker

Phone: 919-894-4233


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

    Student scissors

    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

     Wish List!



    pencil cap erasers


    boards games (indoor recess)

    legos (indoor recess)

    play-doh (indoor recess)


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