Hi! My name is Mrs. Monroe, and I am a kindergarten teacher here at Calhoun Academy. This is my fourteenth year teaching kindergarten and my fortieth year teaching. I have taught kindergarten, first, and second grade during my teaching career. My bachelor’s degree is in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina. My master's degree is in Elementary Education from Clemson University. I live in Anderson with my husband, Buddy. My son, Jordan, is a Clemson graduate and is living and working in Greenville. My daughter, Lindsay, is a speech language pathologist in Spartanburg. We have a cat named Smudge. In my free time, I enjoy spending time with my family, reading great books, listening to music, watching college football, yard work, watching movies and shopping. Kindergarten is my favorite because I love watching my students bloom and grow.