A Detroit native, I traveled to Talladega, AL in 1996 to attend "The Alpha Lyrae Vega of Them All" Talladega College. I graduated from Talladega in 2000 with a Bachelors Degree in Sociology. I worked for the Department of Human Resources (DHR) in Child Protective Services for a few years and during that time I had what I call my epiphany. While interviewing a child at a county school, the thought dropped into me: "I could teach!" So, I left the school, drove down to the Talladega County Board of Education, walked in and said to the...
I have been teaching for more than 13 years. I have taught Pre-K through 5th grade, both in a public school environment and for 3 years when I founded and operated my own school. I have tutored adults and students up to 8th grade.
Talladega City Schools (Evelyn D. Houston Elementary School), Classroom Teacher
2015 - 2018
Sylacauga City Schools, Classroom Teacher
2013 - 2015
The School for Excellence, Founder and Head of School
2011 - 2013
Taught in a classroom, started an after school tutoring program, and ran the day-to-day operations of the school.