About the Teacher
Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. April Orel
I am a Richlands native who loves teaching. I have a wonderful husband and three beautiful daughters. I believe that "all children have gifts, they just open them at different times."
I received my Associate in Arts degree from Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, North Carolina. I then transferred to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to complete my Batchelor's degree in Elementary Education, K-6.
2000-2005 Taught first grade at Blue Creek Elementary School
2005-2007 Taught third grade at Blue Creek Elementary School
2007-present Teaching first grade at Richlands Primary School
*UNCW Partnership Teacher for field oberservation students and teaching interns
*Onslow County Mentor for beginning teachers
Classroom Mission Statement
In Mrs. Orel's class we are a learning family. We are problem solvers and try our best every day. We are all leaders. We are smart! We can do it!