I'm Ms. Clinton and I am so excited to be a part of the Newton family!
I began my teaching career teaching 5th grade ELA in Mobile, Alabama at Mary B. Austin. After 5 years, I was blessed to obtain a teaching position here at J. Larry Newton.
I presently teach 6th grade English/Language Arts and Social Studies. Teaching language arts also means I am teaching and integrating writing and grammar into the curriculum, and I hope to practice spelling, keyboarding, and handwriting this year.
With regards to my academic career....
I earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Mississippi, with a minor in English.
I attended Spring Hill College where I obtained a Master of Arts degree in Elementary Education, K-6th grades.
I taught 5th grade ELA for 5 years at Mary B. Austin Elementary School in Mobile, Alabama.
My achievements and interests include .....
I am a past past president of the Metro Mobile Reading Council.
I am an active with Alpha Delta Kappa, a professional educators sorority.
I am a member of the Metro Mobile Reading Council.
I am a member of the Baldwin County Reading Council.
I am a member of the Alabama Reading Association.
I am a member of the International Literacy Association.
I was awarded Outstand Reading Teacher of the Year from the Baldwin County Reading Council in 2016.
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