"What makes a child gifted and talented may not always be good grades in school, but a different way of looking at the world and learning." ~ Chuck Grassley
Meet Gifted Specialist Servicing 3rd, 4th and 5th grades
Misty Grimes started her teaching career in the Phenix City School system. This is currently her 13th year in education. She received her B.A. and Master's degree in Elementary Education from Troy University. She is currently attending Samford University in Birmingham to obtain her Gifted Certification. Misty loves incorporating art into her lessons and challenging students to think creatively. "Creativity is contagious, Pass it on." - Albert Einstein "Logic will get you from A to B, Imagination will get you Everywhere." - Albert Einstein
Jennifer Boutwell has been teaching for 13 years. She is married with a beautiful daughter, Anniston. Jennifer has a Bachelors' Degree from Troy University. She is currently working on her Masters in Gifted Education. Jennifer likes incorporating STEAM into her gifted classroom and encouraging students to think critically.