The Modern Educator | Kim Ezelle
Kim Ezelle is the Data Analyst/Interventionist for the Grenada School District in Grenada, MS. This month, Kim shows us what a fearless educator looks like!
Robert Reeder: Kim, How long have you been in education?
Kim Ezelle: 10.5 years.
RR: That's a long time for someone so young! Where did you go to school?
KE: High School: Clinton High School, College: Undergraduate: University of Southern Mississippi, Masters: Mississippi College.
RR: SMTTT! What is the most important thing you've learned in life?
KE: Fish! Philosophy: 1) Choose your attitude. 2) Play. 3) Make their day. 4) Be present. I think it is very important to incorporate this philosophy into your everyday life to help make a difference.
RR: Very cool. Did you always want to be an educator?
KE: Yes, seeing students better themselves, accomplish goals, or just smile makes my job rewarding.
RR: That's awesome. What advice would you give to someone starting out in education?
KE: Always keep the students at the center of all your decisions. They are the ones most impacted by educators.
RR: Very true. Ok, a couple of fun questions! What's on your bucket list?
KE: I would love to go to Yellowstone National Park and hike the Grand Canyon.
RR: What's the most daring thing you've ever done?
KE: Hunting alligators with my husband.
RR: Wow! I guess it takes a fearless person to be an educator! Thanks again for spending time with us this month, Kim! Cheers to you and all you do!