Degrees and Certifications:
I am from Nash County, and graduated from North Johnston High School. I received my undergaduate and graduate degrees from East Carolina University, in which I studied Child Development, Psychology, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Counseling. I consider Johnston County home and am passionate about educating our youth to provide them with a better future. Children are the key to a better tomorrow, and I firmly believe no child should feel unimportant, regardless of their level of potential or academic success.
Proverbs 31: 8-9 "Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all are destitute. Speak up and judge fairly; depend the rights of the poor and needy."
Thank you all for your support during this time. Please reach out to me with any questions, through text, email or phone. Here are a few ideas to help your child continue to stay engaged:
1. Count each day
2. Review number flash cards
3. Write numbers
4. Find shapes around home
1. Listen to a story and draw a picture about story
2. Answer questions about a story or television show
3. Retell a story or television show
4. Describe something from a book or cartoon
Speak and Listening:
1. Practice asking questions
2. Speak full sentences
3. Speak loudly and look at the person you are speaking to
4. Have conversations about your day
Every JCPS parent must fill out the Second Semester Choice form to choose either the Virtual Program OR face-to-face instruction for each of their students. The Second Semester Choice form is to be filled out for ALL students in grades PreK-12. If a child is going to participate in face-to-face instruction for the second semester, the parent will be asked to fill out transportation information for the student in the form. A form for each student should be completed by Nov. 30.
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.