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REBECCA (goes by Becky) LEARY Staff Photo

B.S. Psychology and Sociology ~ University of South Carolina 

M.Ed.  Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling ~ University of South Carolina

ECE Certification ~ Brenau University


Paraprofessional ~ Dug Gap Elementary, Dalton, GA ~ 1st grade 1995-1998

Student Teacher ~ Valley Point Elementary, Dalton, GA ~ Fall 1998 1st grade

ELA Teacher ~Valley Point Elementary, Dalton, GA 1999-2000 ~ taught K, 1st, 2nd, and 5th grades

First Grade Teacher/Second Grade Teacher ~ Valley Point Elementary, Dalton, GA 2000-2002

Fourth Grade Teacher ~Nolan Elementary, Signal Mountain, TN 2002-2003

First Grade Teacher ~ Nolan Elementary, Signal Mountain, TN 2003-2004

Third Grade Teacher ~ Nolan  Elementary, Signal Mountain, TN 2004-Present



      Mrs. Leary and her husband, Mike, moved to Signal Mountain in the fall of 2002 with their two daughters.

      She has taught fourth, first, and third grades at Nolan. Mrs. Leary enjoys learning new creative ways to instruct students so each child can become successful and a life long learner. One of her frequent sayings is, "Think outside the box," during instruction. 

      Alpha Delta Kappa (ADK Beta Chapter), a teacher sorority, has allowed Mrs. Leary to meet active and retired teachers from around Hamilton County. She has served on the scholarship committee, has been a corresponding secretary, and presently is the vice-president of the organization.