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Degrees and Certifications:
I am excited to be a member of the Ballentine Elementary Team serving as one of the school's Reading Interventionist. I have been teaching for 25 years with that time be split almost 50/50 between serving in literacy speciality positions and as a classroom teacher. My professional first love is reading education! I received my undergraduate degree from Columbia College in Elementary Education and earned my Master's Degree in Reading Education at The Citadel. In addition, I trained for eight years throught the South Carolina Reading Initiatve earning an additional 42 hours of graduate work from the University of South Caroline and I am a National Board Certified Teacher in the area of Language and Literacy. Hopefully you can see that I LOVE READING and WRITING!