Mrs.                Yolanda Cooper

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Bachelor's - Florida A & M University Master's- Troy University Education Specialist - Valdosta State University

Mrs. Yolanda Cooper

yolanda.cooper@henry.k12.ga.us

 

My name is Yolanda Cooper, and I teach students that receive Exceptional Education services in Kindergarten, 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades. 

I began my career in education 2000 as a third grade teacher.  After several years in third grade, I began teaching 4th grade english and language arts.  One year, our school's enrollment declined, so we were left with two reading teachers.  Since I was grade chair, I decided to try my hand at teaching mathematics and science.  Once that decision was made, I remained in that position for both fourth and fifth grades.  After serving in the classroom, I became an EIP teacher for four years.   I will now educate students as an Interrelated teacher in a co-taught or small group setting.

As a teacher, I believe in the importance of integrating literacy with mathematics.  I utilize my experience to support students with problem solving and questioning the importance of the information presented.  Once they have analyzed the information, I then assist them with formulating their responses by justifying their answers.  It is my belief that after I provide scaffolds and allow students to practice skills, their ability to think critically will improve immensely.   

In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with family, traveling, reading, and watching movies.

 

I look forward to working with you this year!