Degrees and Certifications:
Welcome to Mrs. Turner's second-grade classroom! I am very excited to be starting my 25th year of teaching! I am a graduate of East Carolina University (Go Pirates!) with a BS in Early Childhood Development and Family Relations and BS in Elementary Education. I also served as a Reading Recovery Specialist and hold a K-12 Reading licensure, because my passion is teaching young readers!
I began my teaching career at South Smithfield Primary school, which is now South Smithfield Elementary, where I taught for 10 years. At South Smithfield I was a Reading Recovery Specialist, first grade teacher, and the Literacy First Specialist for the school. From there I came to Glendale-Kenly Elementary to teach first grade and now I am beginning my third year in second grade.
I have a beautiful family which includes my husband Dan of 27 years, my daughter Caroline who recently graduated from JCC, and my daughter Emma who graduated from Campbell Univerisity. Both of my daughters are nurses! My son Daniel is in the eighth grade at NJMS! Outside of school, you will find me spending time with my family, at a ball field, or at the beach! I am the seventh child of eight so I come from a very large family! This makes for lots of family get-togethers and tons of fun!
I look forward to getting to know each of my students and building relationships with my parents! Together let's make this a wonderful school year!
Have a GREAT Summer!
Information on social distancing in school settings has been recently updated by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS). Upon receiving information from the NCDHHS, we consulted with the Johnston County Public Health Department on the impact these updates will have on our school system. This ongoing collaboration continues to guide our decision-making as students return to classrooms for in-person instruction.
As students in grades K-5 begin returning to school, the curbside locations for free meals will now be located at each middle and high school. The curbside meal locations at our elementary schools will end on Friday, Oct. 2 and will open at the middle and high schools on Monday, Oct. 5.
The Johnston County Board of Education approved a back to school plan at a special called session on Thursday, Sept. 25.
Progress Report dates will be shared by individual schools. It is essential to activate PowerSchool Parent Portal in order to review your child’s academic progress, school attendance, and to stay informed...