Welcome to the 2023-24 school year! I am so delighted to be your fourth grade ELA teacher this year! We are going to have a great year.
About the Teacher
I am Kristy M. Wiley. This will be my 23rd year teaching. Before joining Madison County Schools, I was a teacher in Jackson Public School District, Hinds County School District, and Canton Public School District. This will be my eight year teaching at Highland Elementary and I absolutely love the students at this school! I am passionate about education and believe that with a solid education, the sky is the limit for any individual.
4th Grade ELA
B.A. Sociology - Tougaloo College 2001
M.A.T. Elementary Education - Jackson State University 2003
Ed. S Elementary Education - Mississippi College 2007
Elementary Education K-6
Social Studies 7-12
Areas of Expertise
Building family community and personal relationships and teaching foundational reading skills
Goals for the 2023-24 School Year
My goals for this year include improving writing in the classroom, holding more student conferences, facilitating small group instruction, and using data to drive instruction. I also want to incorporate the science of reading. The key components of which includes phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, fluency, and comprehension.