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.
Have a great day!
Johnston County Public Schools will begin using Here Comes the Bus in the 2019-2020 school year! Here Comes the Bus is a school bus tracking app that gives parents real-time bus location information and alerts to get students to the bus stop on time. The app is expected to roll out by the first day of school, August 26...
The Johnston County Education Foundation has changed its grant process from a three cycle a year process, to a once a year process. The grant deadline will now be November 15th each year and Grant Patrol will be held on the first Wednesday of December.