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    Welcome to Holt High School!  Bienvenido a la escuela! 

     

     

    Email:  cewhite@tcss.net

     

    EDUCATION

     

    Juris Doctorate

    Birmingham School of Law, August 2018

     

    M.Ed. in Secondary Education History, GPA 3.8

    The Univ. of West Alabama, March 2009

     

    B.S. in Secondary Education Comprehensive Social Science

    The University of Alabama, May 1999

     

    CERTIFICATIONS

    English as a Second Language, grades P-12

    Comprehensive Social Science, grades 6-12

     

     EXPERIENCE

    Holt High School, 2019-present

    ESL Newcomer program

     

    Alabama Department of Education, 2018-19

    State Coordinator, National Assessment of Educational Progress

     

    Alabama Department of Education, 2016-2018

    Director of Strategic Initiatives for the state superintendent

     

    Brookwood Middle School, 2004-2016

    8th grade World History teacher

     

    CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENTS

     

    National Assessment Governing Board, 2014-present

    --appointed by the United States Secretary of Education

     

    Rural School and Community Trust Fellowship, 2015

    --conducted research in Indonesia to create an innovative curriculum for STEM and the arts for my students at Brookwood Middle School

     

    State of Alabama District Four Teacher of the Year, State Finalist, 2014

     

    State of Alabama, Governor’s Teacher Cabinet for Education Policy, 2012-14

     

    ESL Teacher in Bali, Indonesia, 2012

    --volunteered as an ESL teacher at Bumi Sehat youth center for CNN’s Hero of the Year, Robin Lim

     

    The University of Alabama’s Harold Bishop Award for “Outstanding Leader in Education,” 2012

     

    Alabama Department of Education’s Course of Study Committee for Social Studies, 2010

     

    Clinical Master Teacher, University of Alabama, 2010-15

    --selected to supervise college interns in my classroom during their internship

     

    Fulbright-Hays Scholarship to Thailand and Vietnam, 2007

    --collaborated with teachers and students from diverse backgrounds to create content-based lessons for my students at Brookwood Middle School