Phone: 803-476-4865


Degrees and Certifications:

Secondary Mathematics Education-University of South Carolina Minor in Statistics- University of South Carolina Master's in Middle School Math Education-Walden University National Board Certification Early Adolescence Mathematics Gifted and Talented Endorsement Read to Succeed Endorsement Highly Qualified

Mrs. Atkinson

I teach Math 8 and Geometry Honors. This is my 26th year teaching in District Five and 25th year teaching at Dutch Fork Middle School. I sponsor The Academic Team and I am the current Dutch Fork Middle School Teacher of The Year. I share lunch and Den with Team 81. I attended The University of South Carolina where I earned a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Mathematics Education and a minor in Statistics. I earned my master’s in Education from Walden University. I am a National Board Certified Teacher. My husband, Keith, works for an engineering firm in Irmo and coaches football. We have been married for 24 years and have three children. Kayla recently graduated from Clemson University with a major in Animal Science and a minor in Biological Sciences. Hannah is a senior at Winthrop University majoring in Theatre with minors in French and Arts Management. John is a sophomore in high school and is a member of the Marching Band. We have a spoiled cat named Blitz. During our free time, we love to spend time in the Smoky Mountains. I am so excited to work with you all this year. It is going to be a wonderful school year!