Michael Hobbs

Fifth Grade
email: michael.hobbs email
Education:
B. S. Elementary Education from Jacksonville State University
M. A. Elementary Education from University of North Alabama
State of Alabama Highly Qualified Educator in accordance of the No Child Left Behind Act (http://www.ed.gov/nclb/landing.jhtml?src=pb)
 AMSTI (Alabama Math, Science, and Technology Initiative):  State Certified Science Trainer for all 5th grade science modules (2001 - 2012)
Scholars' Bowl Test

Experience:

Owens Elementary

4th grade:  1998 - 2000

6th grade:  2000 - 2001

5th grade:  2001 – present

We are now in a new school! 

Sugar Creek Elementary

August 8. 2017

Mr. Hobbs was born and raised in Fort Payne, AL.  It is known for socks (Hence the name: Sock Capital of the World) and the country music group Alabama.  It is nestled between Lookout Mountain and Sand Mountain.

Mr. Hobbs graduated from Plainview High School in 1992.  He attended Northeast Alabama Community College for two years prior to entering Jacksonville State University in the fall of 1994.  During his college years, he worked summers at Maranatha Camp and Conference Center as a counselor and the Assistant Program Director.  He graduated from JSU in the fall of 1997 after completing his student teaching at F. E. Willard Elementary School in Piedmont, AL. 

His first assignment as an elementary teacher was teaching 4th grade at Owens Elementary School, where he remains today.  He has taught 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade.  He also was the Scholars' Bowl Coach for 9 years. 

His hobbies include spending quality time with family, music, using his APPLE computer (go MAC), home improvements, golf, television, fishing, drinking coffee, raking leaves, mowing my lawn and weed eating, etc.