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    School Email Address: kandice.render@henry.k12.ga.us; school phone #770-474-5710      
    Subjects I Teach: 8th Grade ELA Interrelated/Resource Teacher; 8th Grade Georgia Studies Resource Teacher
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    Welcome to Stockbridge Middle School. I am so pleased to have the opportunity to teach your child(ren), and I am excited about the new adventures we will embark on this school year. I would like to give you a little background information about myself. I have three children. My oldest is a certified phlebotomist and currently in her fourth year of college in the radiology program, my son is in the 12th grade, and my youngest is in the 6th grade. I graduated from Mercer University in December 2011 with a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood/Special Education, completed my Master's at Capella University in Special Education with a specialization in Learning Disabilities December 2016, and am currently completing my specialist at Mercer. I hold certifications for teaching exceptional students in K-12th and ESOL students. I previously worked half a school year as an Interrelated teacher for Kindergarten and Third grade students before finding my way to Stockbridge Elementary. I was the Emotional Behavior self-contained classroom teacher (K-3) and co-teacher for 1st and 3rd grade students. I now co-teach ELA 8th grade students and teach Georgia Studies. Even as a child, teaching others is something I have always loved doing. Although I started out in corporate America, I found my way to the most promising career I could ever have in my life.....TEACHING!
     
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