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Mrs.  Portia  LaCount
Media Specialist
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Education

Florida A & M University Elementary Education (B.S. & Masters Degree)

Nova Southeastern University Educational Technology (Ed. Specialist Degree)



Experience
  • 30 years teaching experience in Georgia Public Schools as Elementary Teacher
  • 2 years teaching experience in Florida Public Schools (Gadsden County) as Media Specialist  



Bio

I am a native of Georgia. I am married and have three children.

I was Teacher of the Year 2000-2001 at Jones Wheat Elemenary School, 2011-2012 Staff of the Year at Decatur Grady Head Start, and 2017-2018 Teacher of the Year at Chattahoochee Elemenary School.

I taught as a kindergarten, after-school, summer school, Migrant Education summer school, ESL for migrant adults, Head Start, and Adult Basic Education teacher. I also worked as a recruiter for Three Rivers Migrant Education summer school enrollment. I am currently Media Specialist.

My current certifications are:

State of Florida Professional Educator in Elementary Education (Grades K-6) and Educational Media Specialist (Grades PK-12)

State of Georgia Professional Educator in Early Childhood Education (Grades P-5), Middle Grades (4-8) Language Arts, and Middle Grades (4-8) Social Science