Congratulations to our 2016-2017 School & County Teacher of the Year!
Mrs. Ashley Watkins, Kindergarten Teacher
Mrs. Watkins is a product of the Houston County School System. She is a graduate of Northside High School (Go Eagles) and then went on to the University of West Georgia to earn her B.S. and M.Ed. in Early Childhood Education. Most recently, she earned her Ed.S. in Teacher Leadership. She is in her 11th year of teaching and taught 4th grade for her first 7 years in the classroom. Currently, she teaches kindergarten and works with the most wonderful parapro, Mrs. Barb Campbell. Together, they have fun teaching their 5 and 6 year olds.
Mrs. Watkins is married to the world's best husband, Daniel Watkins. His support has allowed her to become the teacher she is today. Together they have three beautiful girls, Cami (8), Mati (4), and Mili (2). As a family they enjoy attending their church in Perry and just spending time together.
Mrs. Watkins loves being in the classroom. She believes all children can learn, but they must feel loved and safe first. She believes in building a relationship with each child and parent in her room. One of her favorite quotes about teaching is, "Teachers who love teaching, teach children who love learning."