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Geneva County High Hartford, AL
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Subjects Taught
Consumer and Family Science

Education

1985 Graduate at Geneva County High School

B.S. in Pyschology from Troy State University

M.S. in Counseling from Troy State University

Teacher Certification classes from Athens State University.



Experience

I started teaching in August 2004 here at GCHS. Prior to that I was a licensed Social Worker in Family and Children Services at Department of Human Resources and Therapeutic Foster Care for 13 years. My experiences as a social worker serve me well in Family and Consumer Science classes. As a social worker, I taught lifeskills to individual families and foster children. As a teacher, I continue to teach lifeskills. Along with teaching, I am the Advisor for the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA). In FCCLA, I have been able to help students compete in STAR events at FCCLA State Leadership Conferences in Montgomery and FCCLA National Leadership Conferences in Washington, D.C.,San Diego, California and Nashville, Tennessee.



Bio

I am the Family and Consumer Science (FACS) teacher.  I have taught for 14 years.  I have a B.S. in Psychology and Masters in Counseling.  I was licensed as a Board Certified Social Worker for 15 years.  I have 3 children (Patrick, Rachel and Sarah Jane) and have been married for 29 years to Paul Fondren.

I am an Alumni of GCHS (Class of 1985) and take great pride in our school. When I am not at a ballgame cheering on the Bulldogs, I enjoy reading, scrapbooking,genealogy  and taking naps.

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