My name is Elizabeth Huggins. I live in Brandon, MS.  I graduated with honors from Copiah Academy in 2000. I attended Mississippi State University (2000-2004). I earned a bachelor's of science degree in Elementary Education (K-8). I have a minor in English. I am also certified to teach K-12 ELA. I taught kindergarten for 13 years. This will be my sixth year teaching second grade!!!! I am beyond excited!!!!! I have been a teacher at Mannsdale since the doors opened. I have participated in: the Kindergarten Conference five years, The MS Reading First Focused Instruction on Reading Skills conference, Kindergarten Reading Academy, Mississippi Teacher Renewal Institute, LETRS training, and Student Teacher Supervisory Training at the University of Southern Mississippi and Mississippi College. I have mentored and tutored after-school students in grades K-3.I have attended two MS whole school art institute conferences. I enjoy traveling, reading, arts and crafts, home renovations, and live music.I have a precious seven-year-old daughter, Piper, who is in second grade at Mannsdale. I have 2 guinea pigs, Poppy and Angus. I have a calico cat named Clover. I have been a teacher for 19 years!!!!