Degrees and Certifications:
Miss Jackie Ellis
Where are you from? (where did you grow up and where did you last live)
High school and college experience (what schools you went to, favorite subjects and subjects of study in college)
Southridge High School- Enjoyed sports, English, and Science.
Columbia Basin College- AA
Washington State University (Tri-Cities campus)- Bachelors in Psychology
Grand Canyon University-Working on Masters in Education for Teaching
I really enjoy my psychology courses, English course, and my special education course in my college career.
Years of teaching experience (when you started and what you love about it)
Worked 2 years for Richland School District and starting my third year in North Beach School District.
Areas of knowledge (What it is that you teach or loved in school, what you know about, what you are interested in)
I am the Library teacher at Pacific Beach. In college I really enjoyed psychology, mythology, research courses, and my special education course.
Words of wisdom: (Anything that you would tell the students, life philosophies or advice you would give to them and to anyone)
The path to success is not a straight line and not identical to anyone else. We all fail. It is how we learn from failure that helps us grow.
Enjoy the little things.
How would you describe yourself and your hobbies and interests:
I have a big family that occupies most of my time. I do enjoy baking, taking my kids to the park, and movie nights with the family.
Your KEY message for parents:
I am here to help students meet their needs at school and hopefully make a positive impact in your child’s life.