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Education

I graduated from East Tennessee State University (ETSU) in May 2014, with my Bachelor’s Degree in English Secondary Education. My dream is to teach internationally in Japan and China before settling down semi-permanently in Scotland. I actually lived in Ireland for four months, and caught the traveling bug while I was there.

I obtained my Master's degree in Curriculum and Instruction: English Language Development in April of 2016.



Experience

I started teaching freshman English at Grundy High School in August of 2014 and left in June 2015. I taught English I in the 2015-2016 school year, and now will be teaching every other level of English. I am very excited to begin this new journey with my students. 



Bio

Outside of school, I love to play softball, though I have to be really careful when I do play because of an ACL injury during my first semester of college. I also enjoy being creative with crafts like crocheting and scrap-booking. Pretty much any craft you can think of, I’ve tried and probably enjoyed.

I enjoy video games. I have a PS2, PS3 and Xbox 360, and play games on all three. Currently, my favorite game series is Kingdom Hearts, though I also enjoy playingBioshock. I don’t get as much time to play as I would like, but hopefully my life will slow down a little bit soon.

My favorite books are the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, as well as the Eragon series by Christopher Paolini, though I read pretty much anything that I can get my hands on. My current favorite author is John Green, though that may change next week. I truly enjoy reading Shakespeare’s work, and I think you may as well once you understand some of the more…interesting qualities of the work.

I almost pursued a career in psychology, and enjoy giving advice. If you have any (school appropriate) problems, or just need someone to talk to, please feel free to email me or come see me after class. I would love to help you in any way I can.