Fifth Grade Teacher
I attended schools in Ardmore, OK from PK through 12th grade. I graduated from Ardmore High School in 2002 with top honors. I then did a year of AmeriCorps volunteer at Franklin Elementary in Ardmore. I then went to Southeastern Oklahoma State University and graduated in Spring 2007 with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education. In Spring of 2017 I started my Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership at East Central University and hope to graduate in 2021.
I have a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education. I am Oklahoma certified to teacher 1st through 8th grade.
I have attended the following Professional Developments
I started teaching at Thackerville Elementary in August of 2014. When I was hired I was teaching 2nd grade. Since then I have moved to fifth grade. In fifth grade we cover all subjects: English Language Arts, Math, Social Studies and Science.
I taught 8 years at Charles Evans Elementary School in Ardmore. I taught four years of 3rd grade and four years of 4th Grade.
I grew up in Ardmore, Oklahoma. My Mom and Dad still live there. I am the oldest of 5 kids. I have two younger sisters and 2 younger brothers. My sister Erin is married to Mr. Sasser (who teaches Middle School) and they have Henry and Tempi who attend Thackerville as well. My sister Amber is married to Dustin and they have Klai who is 2 ½ years old. My brother Elliot is married to my sister-in-law Johnna and they are expecting their baby boy (Eli) in October. And my youngest brother is Austin who loves video games. In April I became engaged to my best friend Dusty and we will be married on November 17th. At that time I will become Mrs. Rhodes.
I am on the Board of Directors for Ardmore Little Theater. I have been with ALT since 2010. I love acting and being on stage. I also like to read and do arts & crafts.