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Marvanna Merritt

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About Me

Educational History:

I attended Fairview High School but quit and got my GED in 1981.

I attended Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, AR for 3 years and transferred to SAU in Magnolia where I graduated in 1993.

Degrees and Certifications:

BSE : 1st – 5th licensure

Minor in Social Studies to 8th grade.

Professional Development:

Over the years I have attended numerous PDs, conferences and workshops.  

I have recieved:

ELLA – Elementary Literacy Language Arts

Reading First Training

I have attended the Arkansas Reading conference many times.

I have attended 2, year long Coach/Facilitator trainings.

I have many technology trainings.

I have had many PD on different topics throughout my 25 years.





Family Information:

I got married to Richard Merritt in 1975.

We have three children, Chuck, Staci and Holli.  They all graduated from CFHS.

We have 1 son-in-law and 1 daughter-in-law.

We have 5 grandchildren

Personal Information:

I attended Fairview High School, then Arkansas Tech then SAU.  I began teaching after my children were in school.  

I am married to Richard Merritt and we have 3 children; Chuck, Staci and Holli, we now have 5 grandchildren; Bethani, Carlie, Brody, Michael and Zach.

I like to spend time with family and doing things at my church, Trinity Missionary Baptist, where my husband is pastor.

Teaching has been a blessing for me.  I have found it to be challenging and rewarding.  I have great memories of the students who were “my kids” for 9 months.  I am now enjoying being the Literacy Facilitator at Ivory Primary School.  

Marvanna Merritt

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