Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Channie Cotton
Dr. Channie Cotton is an Instructional Interventionist at Robinson Elementary. It is her first year with the Kirkwood School District. She brings over 16 years of educational experience serving as a Classroom Teacher, Reading Interventionist, Title I-Literacy Teacher, Reading Specialist, ESY Principal, and Academic Instructional Coach. Dr. Cotton is a Mississippi Native and a Critical Needs Scholarship Recipient. After graduating, she provided intensive reading interventions to K-3rd grade students with reading difficulties in the Mississippi Delta. She has a profound knowledge of literacy development, Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) techniques, Google Education Suite technology tools, Balanced Literacy, professional development facilitation, and statistical data analysis. Cotton's educational goal is to implement creative and innovative instruction in all content areas to develop learners' problem-solving and leadership skills applicable in the real world.