Noyce Scholar Profile
Undergraduate major or graduate field of study: Elementary Education
Subject area(s) and grade level teaching focus: Math- 5th grade
Category of scholarship/fellowship:
Noyce Teaching Fellow
Name of Noyce institution:
Current academic or teaching status:
2 years at Auburn and 9 years teaching experience
School and school district:
Southside Middle School/ Tallassee City Schools
I am beginning my 9th year of teaching at Southside Middle School in Tallassee, Alabama. I have taught math and science throughout these years. I the Fall I will begin my 3rd year at Auburn Univeristy as a Team-Math Teacher Leader Academy Fellow. I have been a part of Team-Math since 2004. My school was a CohortI school. I believe in the Team-Math mission statement and that mathematics in east Alabama has been transformed because of it.
Why do you want to teach:
Describe a memorable teaching experience:
Watching my students learn to LOVE math and really understand it.
What does the Noyce program mean to you:
It has given me the opportunity to go back to school and seek my Education Specialist degree which I would not have been able to do if not for the Noyce program.