I have lived in Atkins my whole life. I graduated from Atkins High School and went to Arkansas Tech University. I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Education in December 1996. I am certified to teach K-6. My teaching profession began at Hector Elementary where I taught third grade for 10 years. During my 22 years I have taught third, second, and fourth grade.
I began teaching at Atkins Elemantary in 2007. I have been in the Atkins School District for 10 years. I am currently teaching fourth grade, but I have enjoyed teaching second and third grade too. I have been teaching 20 years.
I graduated in December 1996. This allowed me to be a substitute teacher during the 1997 spring semester. I had the opportunity to be in many different schools and grades. I began teaching in August 1997. I taught third grade at Hector Elementary School for 10 years.
My husband, Chad and I have been married 29 years. We dated in high school so we have been together a long time. We have two daughters and a son. Luke 24, Olivia, 18, and Loren Keathley 27. She is married to my son-in-law, Dayton. We have many animals. We have two outside dogs, Dan and Lukas and a very spoiled chihuahua, Bailey, who thinks she is a princess. We have several chickens and two miniature horses, Levi and Nina.
I enjoy many hobbies with my husband. I like flower gardening and repurposing furniture. Many things throughout my home have been created for a fun, useful design. I always enjoy attempting new projects to challenge my creativity.