Greetings Everyone!

  • Thank you for stopping by the Florence Bernd Elementary School webpage. We hope you find it useful and extremely easy to navigate. If you need assistance in anyway, please feel free to contact me. Our theme for the 2016-2017 school term is "Bernd Elementary, Where Rigor Is Routine!" Through our theme, we will ensure our students build strength of character and are college or career ready. We hold high expectations for our students, faculty, staff, parents, and community stakeholders. With all involved, we will see growth in character and student achievement. We look forward to a productive year!
     
    A little  background about  who I am  and the  experiences  I've had should be  useful in  allowing  you  to get to know me.  I was  born  and  raised in  Thomaston, GA  with my two siblings,  my older sister, Christy, and my older twin brother (5 minutes older), Brad.Siblings My mother and father continue to be great  influences in my life, and I am thankful for their continuous support.  My sister works in the insurance field, while  my brother  is a Georgia State Patrol Trooper. Brother  Although I consider myself a boring person by nature, my interests include lounging at home, playing volleyball, and singing in the choir at church. I am the proud parent of a baby girl. She is a black dachshund. I love animals, especially dogs,  and I'm happy to introduce my pup to all. Her name is Marlee!Marlee
     

Educational Career

  • Where has the time gone? It seems like only yesterday I was stepping into a 7th grade math class at Upson-Lee Middle School. Now, 15 years later, I am the PROUD Principal at Bernd Elementary, Where Rigor Is Routine! The following should provide you with an outline of my educational career, bringing me to one of my proudest moments!:
     
    • 7th Grade Math Teacher, Upson-Lee Middle School, Thomaston, GA (1 year)
    • 6th Grade Social Studies Teacher, Upson-Lee Middle School, Thomaston, GA (3 years) 
    • Assistant Principal, Alexander II Magnet School, Macon, GA (4 years)
    • Assistant Principal, Bernd Elementary School, Macon, GA (2 years)
    • Assistant Principal, Weaver Middle School, Macon, GA (3 years)
    • Principal, Bernd Elementary School, Macon, GA (2 years)
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Educational Biography

    • Ed. D., Educational Leadership, Administration, and Supervision, Nova Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    • Leadership Endorsement, Educational Leadership, Administration, and Supervision, Troy University, Phenix City, AL
    • M. Ed., Middle Grades Education, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA
    • Teacher Certification, Middle Grade Education, Georgia Southwestern State University, Americus, GA
    • B.B.A., Risk Management and Insurance, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
    • A. S., Business Administration, Gordon College State University, Barnesville, GA
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Last Modified on September 12, 2016