Degrees and Certifications:
EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY December 2011 Masters of Arts in Education Business and Information Technologies Education APPALACHIAN STATE UNIVERSITY May 2009 Bachelors of Science Business and Marketing Education Computer Information Systems—2nd Concentration
About Mrs. Abrams
Hello Pirates! I am Mrs. Abrams, one of the computer teachers, and the Fellowhip of Christian Athletes Leader. I am from Spindale, North Carolina, which is in between Ashville and Charlotte. After graduating from Appalachian State University, my husband and I moved to New Bern. While living in New Bern, I taught Business and Marketing classes at West Craven High School for 6 years. I received my Masters Degree from ECU during this time, and then started teaching part time for Craven Community College, as well.
My husband advanced in his career from an Assistant Golf Professional at New Bern Country Club, to the Head Golf Professional at Jacksonville Country Club. After commuting a year, my husband was ready to move to Jacksonville. While living in Jacksonville, I taught Business classes at White Oak High School.After a year at WOHS, I persued this job at Swansboro Middle School. I LOVE being a PIRATE and I LOVE teaching middle school! GO PIRATES!
I have three amazing daughters-Charlea, Lyza and Ryan, who each have distinct personalities. When I am not teaching, I am spending time with my daughters, who keep me very active and entertained at the ages of 8, 4 and 3. My family also consists of four dogs-Rufus, Korky, Caddy and Merry and NINE cats-Chaco, Bagheera, Annie, Arnie, Smidge, Satin, Poppy, Reece and Creek. I am also a member of Swansboro United Methodist Church, where I teach the 3/4 year old Sunday School class. I am looking forward to another GREAT year! JOIN THE CLUB, BE A PIRATE!!!! JOIN SBMS FCA!!! SEE ME or E-MAIL ME for more information.
Please check Power School for grades and Teams for assignments. Feel free to e-mail me anytime with questions.
6th Grade-Keyboarding and Basic Word Processing:
In this course we focus heavily on proper keyboarding technique, including homerow keys and posture. It is imperative that students learn to type quickly and accurately in our technology centered world.
7th Grade-Introduction to Office Productivity:
In this course we focus on continuing to improve typing speed and accuracy, while learning about computer applications. We cover Word Processing, Presentation, and Spreadsheet software.
8th Grade-Office Productivity Applications:
In this course we focus on continuing to imporve typing speed and accuracy, while learning about more computer applications. We cover Desktop Publishing strategies and software, Spreadsheet software, Database software and more.