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Welcome to Elsie Collier Elementary!   I currently serve as the Literacy Coach at Collier.  My job gives me to opportunity to provide support to teachers and students in the area of reading and writing.  I am very excited about what this year has in store for our students and teachers as we learn together.  


I graduated from the University of Mobile with a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education. I received my National Board of Professional Teaching certification in 2014.  I have served as Literacy Coach for 2 years and taught 1st and 2nd grade for eighteen years.  My husband Steve and I have been married for 18 years.  We have 3 wonderful children, Blake, Madison and Riley, who keep us busy with all of their extra curricular activities.  During my free time, I enjoying going to the beach, reading and baking.  


My goal is for this school year is for your child to fall in love with learning.  At Collier, students will develop the reading and writing skills necessary to be successful in school and life.  I hope that each quarter you will see the growth and change in your child as a reader and writer.  Most of all, I hope that your child will see school as an exciting place to be and will have fun learning and discovering each day.



Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. 

- Albert Einstein



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