ABOUT MRS. KNIGHT

I love getting kids excited about science and am looking forward to being at Johnson Middle School! It is a fantastic school with an amazing staff!

 

I live in Wylie with my husband and 20 yr. old son who is a graduate of Wylie High School and now a student at Collin College. My husband and I have lived in the Dallas area for 24+ years and believe it is a great place to live and work!

 

This is my 15th year teaching middle school science - my 1st year in MISD. Learning something new every day and making a difference in the lives of others is what drives me! My biggest professional achievement has been the influence I have had on students and educators.

In my classroom, we value teamwork and personal responsibility; safety and respect; honesty and trustworthiness; creativity and innovation; kindness and compassion. We use technology regularly as a tool for learning. We use projects (big and small) as a way to make connections between our learning and the 'real world'. 

 

My goal for every student is academic and personal growth. I want students to become a partner in their own learning by setting goals, tracking his/her progress and then using reflection techniques to assess progress and adjust goals accordingly. 

 

 

Education:

 

- Masters Degree in Educational Administration from Texas A&M Commerce, 2017

- B.S. in Medical Technology from UT Southwestern Medical Center School of Allied 

  Health Science, 1997

- Teacher Certification Program at Collin County Community College, 2005

 

 

 

Certifications:

 

Principal EC-12

Science 4-8

Generalist 4-8

 

 

 

Experience:

- 11 yrs at Wylie ISD teaching 6th and 7th grade Science, PLC (team) leader

- 3 yrs at Garland ISD teaching 6th and 7th grade Science

- Prior to teaching, I worked as a medical technologist at a hospital laboratory and as a

   circuit designer at a large telecommunications company.

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