Phone: 919-894-7161 ext. 6635
Degrees and Certifications:
BS in Elementary Education Grades K-6
Ms. Misty Johnson
My name is Mrs. Misty Geffken (Johnson), and I am a First Grade teacher. I was married in June and am in the process of changing my name so you will find most of my info under Ms. Misty Johnson when looking through Johnston County sites and email for now. I will be going by Mrs. Geffken in the classroom:).
This will be my 15th year teaching elementary school. I have taught a few different grade levels throughout my career, but 1st grade is where my heart is and where I have been the longest. I attended East Carolina University and received my BS in Elementary Education grades K-6. GO PIRATES!
Class Dojo will be our primary platform for communication this year. Please be sure you have Class Dojo notifications turned ON to ensure you do not miss any important information or updates.
I am looking forward to meeting you all this week at Open House on Thursday, August 19.
Last Names A-L
Last Names M-Z
*If you have multiple last names in your family, please come at the time for the last name of the YOUNGEST MCES student.
Our classroom is Room 302.
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.
North Carolina schools are required to administer ACCESS for ELLs 2.0 to all students identified as English Learners (ELs) in the spring of each year to determine their progress in learning English. Each student is tested in four areas: Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. This assessment helps us monitor their English language development.
Our district is continuing to follow the guidance and recommendations from the Johnston County Public Health Department, the CDC, and the Strong Schools NC Toolkit, and we will now adhere to a 5 day quarantine period for students or staff members who tests positive for COVID-19. This is a change from the previous 10 day quarantine time.
Johnston County Public Schools is participating in the Test to Stay Program, a voluntary study with Duke University and the ABC Collaborative. Due to that participation our students now have more options if they are deemed a close contact to a positive COVID-19 case while at school.
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.