Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education from Brenau University Certified in Special Education K-12
Ms. Marla Patton
Hello to all and welcome to 3rd grade! This will be my 8th year working for Cartersville City Schools. I began my career as a special education parapro in 3rd grade inclusion at CES. Through this experience I discovered my love of teaching and my true passion for education. I had the unique opportunity to work as a parapro while completing my teaching degree. I was so fortunate to be able to do what I love every day while honing my craft and growing as an educator.
Outside of teaching I am a Cartersville native and proud alumni of Cartersville High School class of 2008. I have many hobbies that tend to be on the creative side such as writing, painting, drawing, and repurposing furniture. I also love going on long hikes with my dog Finn as well as kayaking, scuba diving, and spending time at the beach.
“Education is a social process; education is growth; education is not preparation for life but is life itself.” -
This is going to be a wonderful school year.
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