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Kara Hale - Biology

Kara Hale lives in Wythe county. She has taught science in several different school systems. She believes creating positive relationships with all students helps them be more successful in life's journey. She teaches Biology and encourages students to be the greatest version of themselves in her classroom. Before her teaching career, she worked in the medical laboratory field and was in the United States Air Force. She is originally from Giles county and her entire family tree is made up of educators. At home, she has 4 girls, a husband and various animals that keep her engulfed in activity. 


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Kim Coleman Horton grew up in Appomattox, Virginia. She graduated from Appomattox County High School in 1982.  Mrs. Horton graduated from East Tennessee State University with a BS in Elementary Education in 1984.  She graduated from Longwood College with MS with a focus on Reading in 1992.  While teaching in Richmond, Virginia she continued her education at Old Dominion with a focus on Special Education. 

Kim started teaching in 1985 in Charlotte County, Virginia.  She was employed by the Eastern Band of the Cherokee Nation for 2 years as an Occupational Course of Study SPED Teacher. During her career, she has taught in Charlotte County, Appomattox County, Richmond City, and Prince Edward County.   This will be her 34th year of teaching.

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Kaylah Surratt

Kaylah Surratt

Kaylah Surratt works as an instructional aide.  She has been employed at GES since 2016.  Kaylah has a BS degree in Health Science from Kaplan University.  She is currently working to obtain her teaching license through UVA Wise. She is married and has 3 children.  "I enjoy helping our students reach their goals and watching them suceed."

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Kaitlyn Whitehead- 3rd Grade

Ms. Whitehead is originally from Rural Retreat, VIrginia.  She graduated from Rural Retreat High School in 2015. Ms. Whitehead received her Associate’s degree in General Studies from Wytheville Community College in 2016.  She then prolonged her education at Radford University where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies in 2018. Ms. Whitehead began her career with Galax City Public Schools that same year.  She has a passion for teaching and inspiring the young minds around her to be lifelong learners!

“Every child deserves a champion - an adult who will never give up on them, who understands the power of connection and insists that they become the best that they can possible be.”  - Rita Pierson.

 

 

Category:3rd Grade
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