Phone: 919-963-4022 x 3113
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 four 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.
Attention parents of 4-year-olds: Are you interested in your child attending a free preschool program? The NC PreK program is designed to provide 4-year-old children with positive early learning experiences that support their development and prepare them for Kindergarten.
High school students and middle school students enrolled in high school courses will be given an option on how their grade appears on their transcript. Students should complete the form for their school to make their choice.
JCPS high schools will host “modified” traditional graduation ceremonies between Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - Saturday, August 1, 2020. Schools will communicate about specific graduation dates and ceremony times as we get closer to see what restrictions may limit our attendance participation.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Kindergarten Drive-Thru
June 2, 2020
9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Second Grade Drive-Thru
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Wilkie Drive-Thru
June 3, 2020
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM First Grade Drive-Thru
June 4, 2020
10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Third Grade Drive-Thru
June 5, 2020
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fourth Grade Drive-Thru