|My name is Amber Beatty and I graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2006. Oakland Heights has been my teaching home since 2007. I am a National Board Certified Teacher. I’ve discovered that my heart belongs in second grade. Teaching my students that they are all capable of success is my number one goal.|
My name is Anne Goemmer. I graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2003, and received my master's degree in elementary education in 2007. I have been teaching at Oakland since 2004. I taught first grade for five years before I began teaching first and second grades in a looping cycle, which means that I have the privilege of teaching the same students for two years.
My name is Amy McGahee. I have been in the education system since 2000. I started my career as a paraprofessional and continued my education and career advancement over time while raising my family. In 1999 I completed an Associate degree of Fine Arts (music), In 2010 I completed a Bachelor's degree, emphasis in Criminal Justice, and in 2015 I completed a Master of Arts In Teaching (MAT) degree. My career with the Russellville school district began in 2013 and my journey includes classroom paraprofessional, certified teacher grades P-4, and former preschool onsite director.
I am Jaylin Sutterfield, and I am so excited to be teaching at Oakland Heights. I grew up in Russellville and graduated from Arkansas Tech University with a bachelor's in early childhood education. I love spending my free time being outdoors, enjoying my family's company, and reading.