Phone: 919-553-0256

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Degrees and Certifications:

AA in Early Childhood Education BA in Early Childhood Education

Ms. Crystal Watson

My name is Crystal Watson.  I am a fourth grade teacher here at Cooper Academy.  I have been in education since 2005 in the Johnston County Public School system.  My education is from Essex County College where I received an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education.  Also, I attended University of Mount Olive and earned a Bachelor Degree in Education. 

I am from Smithfield, N.C. but I live in Clayton and have been here for seven years.  I am the third oldest of eight children.  I am a youth leader at church.  Decorating my house is one of my favorite hobbies.  Spending times with family is very important to me.  My favorite hobby is teachig the children that I come in contact with.   I believe that we all can learn and we all learn diferently.  

I looking forward to building relationships with you all this year.

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  • JCPS Summer Hours

    Johnston County Public Schools will be moving to summer office hours on June 13. School and district offices will operate on a four-day work week.  Offices will be open from 7:00 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Mondays through Wednesdays and 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Thursdays. The summer schedule will continue until August 11. All offices will be closed on July 4. 

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  • 2022 Summer Information Fair Dates Set

    Johnston County Public Schools is always striving to provide students and families with exemplary service. In most cases, school bus transportation is essential for many students to access a quality education. In order to meet our daily goal, it is necessary to implement change that enhances and improves our overall operation. As we prepare for the 2022-2023 school year, JCPS Transportation Services and School Nutrition will be hosting a Summer Information Fair at each high school.

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  • 2022 Growth Needs Update

    Johnston County Public Schools Chief of Facilities and Construction Brooks Moore presented the 2022 Growth Needs Update to the Johnston County Board of Education at their March meeting.

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  • JCPS to Utilize New Website for Bus Updates

    Our district is launching a new portion of our website to further communicate bus delays and replacements with our families. We encourage those who have a student who utilizes our transportation to get to or from school to visit www.johnston.k12.nc.us/busdelays for updates on our school bus routes beginning Tuesday, January 18.

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  • JC Board of Education approves 2022 JCPS salary schedule

    The Johnston County Board of Education voted unanimously to approve the 2022 Johnston County Public Schools salary schedule at their regularly scheduled Dec. 14 meeting.

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