Degrees and Certifications:
Welcome to a wonderful school year! My name is Tara Collins. I was born and raised in New York but moved to South Carolina to attend Coastal Carolina University where I graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. In 2008, I earned my Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. I have a sweet daughter named Maliah. She is the apple of my eye!
I look forward to getting to know you and your child this year as we begin our incredible journey of learning. First grade is a time of amazing academic, emotional, and social growth. I guarantee you that by the end of the year you will be most impressed by what your child has worked hard to accomplish!
In order for your child to be as successful as possible, it's important for us to work together as a team. I will communicate with you on the daily behavior card, send home weekly papers, and schedule conferences as needed. If you have any concerns about your child, please do not hesitate to email me, send in a note or give me a call at school.
The pages in this packet will help you learn a little more about the "ins and outs" of our classroom. Hopefully, this information will help ease any feelings of being overwhelmed. If there is something that you want to know more about that is not in the folder, or something that you are not quite clear on, please ASK!”
I look forward to having you and your child be a part of our wonderful class family and learning journey this year!