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Rebecca Shepard

1st Grade Teacher

Green Hall Room #310



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Thank you for visiting my online classroom. Here you will find essential information over what your child is learning.  You will also find learning tips/visual aids and videos.  Please visit frequently for up to date information.  This fall I will begin my 9th year teaching at Van Wert Elementary. This is my 4th year teaching 1st grade.  I am delighted to be a part of your child's learning experience.  Please feel free to contact me using the above information.  

I am a proud graduate of Rockmart High School (2003). I am married to Ryan who is an assistant principal at Cedartown Middle School. We have three children, Max (5), Anna (3), and Presley (1). Max attends Pre-K at Van Wert.  I enjoy spending time with my family, reading, and being outdoors. I also enjoy baking and making soap in my spare time.

Educational Philosophy
I have always felt that the development of early literacy skills lays the foundation to many future academic achievements.  I believe education is very valuable and is something that cannot be taken away from someone.  It has always been an honor to me to be a part of someone's lifelong educational journey.  Being a teacher allows me to continue this throughout my professional career as well. 

Educational Background
2009- University of West Georgia, Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education
2011- Nova Southeastern University, Masters of Arts in Elementary Reading


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Polk School District 612 South College St.
Cedartown, GA 30125
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Phone: 770-748-3821
Fax: 770-748-5131
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