Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Tate serves as the Reading Coach for Varennes Elementary. This is her 13th year in education. She a 2007 graduate of Albany State University with Bachelor's in Early Childhood Education. She went on to earn her Master's in Curriculum and Instruction (2010) her Educational Specialist (EdS) degree in Teaching and Learning, both from Augusta State University.
She has taught all over the south-east including in Georgia for 7 years, Tennessee 2 years, and in South Carolina 2 years. In this time she has taught multiple grade levels. This is Mrs. Tate's second year as a reading coach. She was also named the 2019-2020 Teacher of the Year.
Mrs. Tate has been married to her husband James for five years and they have two children (Ayden and Isabelle). She enjoys spending time with her family, cooking new recipes, and catching up on her favorite TV shows. And, oh yeah, of course she loves to read a good book.