Ms. Johnson graduated from Peach County High School in 1997. She obtained a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Telecommunications from Valdosta State University in 2001. Ms. Johnson earned a master’s degree from Cambridge College in Literacy Education in 2007 and an educational specialist degree from Argosy University in 2015 in Curriculum and Instruction. In 2016, she earned certification in Educational Leadership from Columbus State University.
In 2004, Ms. Johnson began her teaching career at Appling Middle School in Macon, Georgia. After one year at Appling, Ms. Johnson moved to Huntington Middle School where she worked for 12 years in many different teaching and leadership positions including, English/Language Arts teacher (7th and 8th grade),Social Studies teacher 7th grade), 7th grade team leader, English/Language Arts chairperson, and Response to Intervention Specialist to name a few. Her last appointment was a hybrid position as a Reading Intervention Teacher and Reading Coach. Ms. Johnson was appointed Assistant Principal for Discipline at Perry Middle School on June 13, 2017.
In her spare time, Ms. Johnson enjoys reading, watching action and adventure movies, and spending time with her family; however, her greatest joy comes from being a “Soccer Mom” to her six-year-old son, Jason. Ms. Johnson is excited about the opportunity to join the Perry Middle School family. Through her life and 15 years of educational experience, Ms. Johnson agrees with Nelson Mandela’s quote that “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. In her position at Perry Middle, Ms. Johnson hopes to inspire students to learn from their mistakes so that they can grow and live out their life’s purpose meaningfully.