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1999  -  Bachelors of Education from the University of South Alabama; emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation

2008  -  Masters of Education from the University of South Alabama; emphasis in Early Childhood Special Education  


2000- 2005  = Special Needs Preschool Teacher at Goodwill Easter Seals Child Development Center

2005-2015  =  Inclusion Special Education Teacher at Breitling Elementary (Grades K-2)

2013-2014  =  Breitling Elementary's MCPSS Teacher of the Year

2015-present = Inclusion Preschool Teacher at Collier Elementary

2017-2018 = Collier Elementary's PTA Board Secretary



Welcome to preschool at Elsie Collier Elementary.  I am so excited to be your child’s teacher this year! We will have tons of fun in class while learning and growing in the five developmental domains of our pre-k curriculum.  Let me tell you a little about myself.  This is my third year teaching at Collier, but my 17th year teaching overall.  Preschool is my favorite age to teach! I have lived right here in Mobile all my life.  I even graduated from high school right around the corner at Faith Academy.  I have been married to my husband Doug for 12 years and we have one son, Mason, who is 5.  Mason will be in Kindergarten this year at Collier.  He loved Mrs. Pullen's pre-k class last year!  I enjoy reading and listening to music when I'm not teaching.  When I slow down long enough to watch a movie, I love comedies and musicals most of all!   I was a member of a local performing dance troupe in Mobile for six years, but these days you’ll just find me dancing with the kids in class.  This year I'm also serving as the secretary for our amazing Parent Teacher Association (PTA).  Please consider joining our PTA this year which offers many incentives to members! We love volunteers in our classroom or helping with our PTA events!  I hope you can join us for some of our special event days this year as we make new memories and well as new friends!  Please check out our supply list and wish list at any time on the next link!

"The best and most beautiful things in this world cannot been seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart!" - Helen Keller



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