Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelors Degree 2002 Masters Degree 2006 Advanced/Specialist Degree 2007 Reading Endorsement 2006 ESL Certification 2011 JCPS AIG class completed 2016
Mrs. Kim Ellis
I am originally a Georgia peach. I grew up in Augusta, GA, home of the Masters! I received a Batchelors degree from Augusta State University in 2002, a Masters degree in 2006, and an Advanced/Specialist degree in 2007. I also have a Reading Endorsement and AIG certification in JCPS. I had the opportunity to travel abroad to Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Germany, and South Africa. I have 18 years of teaching experience; 8 years in Georgia and 10 here in Johnston County. I have taught first grade, second grade, and fifth grade. I have been married 10 years and have two beautiful children, Morgan (15) and Luke (8).
Morning Meeting, SEL activity
Whole Group Reading (HMH)
Literacy Centers (small group), Snack Time
Daily Read Aloud/Restroom Break
Lunch (Tables 23 & 24)
AIR Time (M, W, F) / Science (Tu, Thu)
Pack Up, Dismissal
We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience. To be eligible for this program, children must be four years old on or before August 31st.
Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.
Johnston County Public Schools will hold a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, April 21. The event will be held in a Zoom Conference format from 2:00 p.m.- 6:00 p.m. Candidates will have the opportunity to meet with various school principals about career opportunities in each of the district’s 47 schools.
The online application for the Johnston County Public Schools Preschool Program is now available. Parents who are interested in the JCPS Preschool Program are encouraged to apply early, as availability is on a first come, first served basis. The application window closes on June 30th.
Johnston County Public Schools has updated its plan to mark senior milestones, including prom and graduation while adhering to guidance from the Johnston County Public Health Department and the CDC in regards to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.