I am a graduate from US Grant High School in Oklahoma City.
I graduated with my Bachelor's Degree from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 1994.
I received my Adminsitrative Masters Degree from Southern Nazarene University in 2007.
I have been teaching at Atoka Public Schools since 1994.
I began as the computer lab teacher at Mamie Johnson before moving to the 3rd grade classroom at McCall.
I became the gifted and talented teacher at Atoka Elementary in 2004, and the assistant principal in 2008.
I am excited to now be back in the classroom, teaching 4th grade mathematics and science.
I am married to Curtis Southern. We were married in 1988.
We have 2 children who are both Atoka graduates- Courtney, 2009, and Alexander, 2013.
We have 2 grandchildren- Olivia is a 7th grader in Texas and Gauge just turned 3 this summer.