Mrs. Self is very excited to join the team at John M. Morehead STEM academy this year. Last year, she was a Technology Teacher at an Elementary School and also trained the staff on iPads, general technology integration, and using technology to support higher level thinking & 21st Century Skills. She completed her BA in Elementary Education with honors in 2010, and her graduate certificate in Instructional Systems Technology and Leadership in 2013. She will have her M.Ed. this summer! Mrs. Self is also a Professional Development Master Teacher for CMS where she completes current research projects, App of the Week, assists Technology Services in trainings, and also was a Technology Facilitator for the summer iPad pilot program at Quail Hollow Middle School where students became Digital Citizens. She also taught in South Korea for a year with her husband and has a passion for other cultures and children. She is expecting her first child in February! When she is not pregnant you can find her hiking, mountain biking, running on a new trail, or camping. She also enjoys music and sings and plays the keyboard at church. She is very excited about this year and has many plans for the teachers and students regarding technology and education!