Mrs. Amera Scarlett Hemans

Phone: 919-553-0256


Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Education: Western Carolina University Diploma in Guidance and Counseling

Mrs. Amera Scarlett Hemans

My name is Amera Scarlett Hemans this is my third year here at Cooper Academy Clayton as a kindergarten. Previously I worked as a dual language teacher. This school year I will be working as a regular kindergarten teacher. I have been in education for over 15 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. I cannot wait to meet your amazing kids. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to reach out to me at Also you can call me at 919-553-0256. Thank you! Looking forward to meet you all.


  • Kindergarten Schedule


    8:35-9:00      Arrival/ Morning Meeting/ Second Step

    9:05- 11:05   Whole Group/Phonics/Centers

    11:15-11:45  LUNCH

    11:50-1:20    Math

    1:25- 2:10     Enhancement

    2:15-2:45      Recess

    2:45-3:00      Snack and Pack

    3:00-3:20      Rest/Choice Reading

    3:30               Dismissal




    Here are some great resources to use at home:

    Jack Hartman (any kindergarten skills you can think of. He is awesome!!

    Dr Jean

    Latter Factory

    ABC Mouse videos

    Have Fun Teaching

    Harry Kindergarten

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