Pursuing Excellence for Tomorrows Challenges
Degrees and Certifications:
National Board Certified Early Adolescence Generalist
Dr. Michael Garris
I teach fifth-grade math and science at Chapin Intermediate School. I hold a B.S. in Accounting, an MEd. in education administration, and a PhD. in education administration from the University of South Carolina. My teaching preparation was from Columbia International University. I received National Board Certification in teaching in 2001 as Early Adolescent Generalist, encompassing students aged fifth through ninth grade. My NBCT certification is through 2021. I have extensive additional graduate work in the areas of math, science, social studies, and reading.