I have a BA and an MA ED from Union University. I am enrolled in the graduate reading program at the University of Memphis currently.
I work with community outreach initiatives with the local Methodist church. I also coach and provide outreach leadership through my school system. I work in after school programs and as an assistant football coach at the local Middle School.
I work for Lauderdale County Schools in rural West Tennessee. I am enrolled in the University of Memphis reading program. I am interested in researching literacy issues in rural communities.
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