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Rebecca Savage-Owens

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I have had the privilege of teaching English at New Century Technology High School for seventeen years. Though I started my career as a tenth grade teacher, I have taught at every grade level. Currently I teach seniors in English 12 and AP Literature and Composition and am excited to be teaching Exploring Poetry for the first time. I am an avid reader and sometimes writer of poetry. I have had two short articles and a few poems published, and someday I WILL write that novel. Until then, I will do my utmost to pass on my love of words to my students. I have three grown children and four grandchildren and tens of hundreds of kids whom I have taught and consider my own.

Some may think me a tad eccentric because of my extensive collection of holiday sweaters and my mild obsession with cats, but mostly I am just known as Mrs. SO. Probably the most important thing to know about me is that I care. I care that my "kids" learn. I care that they build confidence. I care that they succeed and grow as students and individuals, but mostly I care about them.
B.A. English/Education (Mississippi University for Women)
M.A. English Literature (University of Alabama, Huntsville)
ALSDE Secondary Education in English
Alabama Writing Project Teacher Consultant Certification
Advanced Placement English Literature Certification
Advanced Placement English Language Certification
(256) 428-7800 Ext. 254