Degrees and Certifications:
M.A. Ed. (currently): University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science in Education: Western Carolina University Diploma in Guidance and Counseling: Sam Sharpe Teacher College-Jamaica, W.I.
Mrs. Amera Scarlett Hemans
My name is Amera Scarlett Hemans this is my fourth year here at Cooper Academy Clayton as a kindergarten teacher. I have been in education for over 16 years. I am passionate about my job as a teacher. I am married to my best friend Magnus Hemans for 16 years. We have two amazing kids, Makail 13 and Aliyah 7. I am a proud island girl. I am from the beautiful island of Jamaica. I moved to the U.S.A in 2008. I have worked in Richmond City Public Schools and Vance County Schools prior to this. I am so excited about working with you this school year. I cannot wait to meet your amazing kids. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, you can call me at 919-553-0256 ext. 2346. Thank you! Looking forward to meeting you all.
Welcome to Kindergarten!!
Welcome to Kindergarten! Even though the school year is starting differently this year, I am so excited to have you all in my classroom this year. We are going to have so much fun. Cant wait to meet your babies.
Here are some great resources to use at home:
Jack Hartman (any kindergarten skills you can think of. He is awesome!!
ABC Mouse videos
Have Fun Teaching
We are sharing information with our families about the Targeted Support & Improvement State Level guidance for schools who have underperformed on state-wide assessments during the past few years. Of course, last year we did not have End-of-Grade testing in North Carolina due to COVID-19 school closures.
For the past 15 years, Johnston County Public Schools has honored our local veterans with a special Veterans Day celebration program. The 2020 celebration will be held virtually on Wednesday, Nov. 11. The online program begins at 11 a.m., and a link to the program will be posted...
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.