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Sheridan Killingsworth's Profile

Name:

Sheridan Killingsworth

Teacher

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Contact Info:

Email:

s.killi@groesbeckisd.net

Work Phone:

254-729-4101

Conference Times:

8th Period

Class Room Number:

HS314

About Me

Educational History:

  • Graduated from Eisenhower High School in Lawton, Oklahoma
  • Attended various junior colleges and SMU then graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas

Degrees and Certifications:

  • High School Dipoloma
  • Bachelor of Arts in English
  • Certified Reading Specialist

Professional Development:

  • Neuhaus Reading Books 1 and 2 + online courses
  • ESC12 Personal Learning Networks for ELAR Teachers
  • ESC12 English I, II, and III EOC Success
  • ESC12 CSCOPE Regional Conference
  • GISD Tech Conference "Wired for Success"
  • ESC12 Writer's Workshop Institute, Grades 8-12: 4 sessions 2013-14
  • ESC12 Fig. 19 TEKS REading Strategies Grades 8-12
  • Online Training Mods: 1, 2 & 3 Active Monitoring, Dist. of Training Materials, Secure Materials
  • Staff Development days throughout the year
  • Department, Grade Level, and Team Meetings duringMonday Meetings
  • Instructional Leader Trainings/Data Walks with Learning Keys
  • Mentoring/Collaboration with colleagues in English Department
  • Professional Organization Memberships: ATPE & National Council of Teachers of English
  • Numerous GT trainings and miscellaneous staff developments in prior years



     

Current Position:

  • Came to GHS for the 2000-2001 school year
  • Currently teach:
    • Independent Study
    • Pre AP English I
    • Pre AP English II
    • English III
  • Currently coach UIL events:
    • Current Issues and Events
    • Literary Criticism
    • Ready Writing
    • Prose 
    • Poetry

Previous Position:

  • Began teaching career at Hubbard ISD in 1998
  • Trained in Reading Specialty at Neuhaus (Houston, Tx)
  • Travel is a great education and impacts my teaching.
  • Ongoing staff development and collaboration with colleagues and administrators.

Family Information:

  • I have two adult daughters and one grandson who graduated from GHS in 2015.
  • My family loves animals; we have three cats and two dogs.

Personal Information:

My hobbies include:

  • reading
  • traveling/ photography
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • pets.

Contact Sheridan Killingsworth

Classroom Number:
HS314
School Phone:
254-729-4101
Conference Time:
8th Period