Margie Potter, President

Major: Education EC-6
Hometown: Spring, TX

Margie Potter, President
  • Why did you join this organization? To meet other Education majors and get service learning opportunities.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? Increase membership of Be a Teacher Club; complete semester with all A's.
  • What are your goals for the organization? Offer more professional development; increase membership; get more people involved in service learning.
  • What are your career interests? Education EC-6
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? School - no time for hobbies.

After ten years of working in corporate America, I quit my job and pursued my dream... Education.

"The Be a Teacher Club is invaluable - come get involved. I promise its worth it." -Margie Potter

Ashley Crawford, Vice President

Major: EC-6 Education

Ashley Crawford, Vice-President
  • Why did you join this organization? Professional development and service learning opportunities.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? Make all A's and be successful in Public Achievement.
  • What are your goals for the organization? Increase service learning opportunities and to increase membership.
  • What are your career interests? To become a first grade teacher.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? Reading.

I graduated high school and set out to follow my dream with education.

"Make goals and set out to accomplish them." -Ashley Crawford

Jennifer Beauchamp, Local Secretary

Jennifer Beauchamp, Local Secretary
  • Why did you join this organization? I joined to be more involved, hear more guest speakers and to have more opportunities to volunteer. 
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? To maintain a good GPA and graduate this year with my AAT.
  • What are your goals for the organization? To have more member participation. 
  • What are your career interests? Teaching elementary school.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? Reading, spending time with friends and family, and riding motorcycles.

 

 

Bonnie Ardizzone, Historian

Major: Education EC-6
Hometown: Splendora

Bonnie Ardizzone, Historian
  • Why did you join this organization? To meet others in my field.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? To make good grades, learn as much as possible and network.
  • What are your goals for the organization? Networking, Reading Recovery, and Scrapbooking.
  • What are your career interests? Teach First Grade or College.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? AWANA's, quilting, sewing, and knitting.

I was married for 23 years and recently lost my husband. I decided to go back to school and make the second half of my life make a difference. I have three kids. I feel like a gypsy at times.

"Just when you think you have your life figured out - same ole', same ole' - watch out, 'cause the bottom is about to fall out from under you!" -Bonnie Ardizzone

Kierstin Jodway, Treasurer

  • Why did you join this organization? To get involved and learn more about teaching.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? To maintain a 4.0 GPA.
  • What are your goals for the organization? To get more people involved and have a lot of fun events.
  • What are your career interests? To teach High School Biology and Anatomy. 
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? Wakeboarding and spending time with my little family.

"Joining the club will give you great opportunities, and you will meet wonderful people." -Kierstin Jodway

Kitiara Salazar, SGA Representative

Major: Educaion EC-6
Hometown: Pensacola, Florida

Kitiara Salazar, SGA Representative
  • Why did you join this organization? To be a part of an organization with people that are seeking the same career choice.
  • What are your personal goals for the semester? To stay involved with BAT activities and give school 100%.
  • What are your goals for the organization? Accurately assess my strengths, skills, and talents in order to better enable the organization to reach their current goals and missions.
  • What are your career interests? I look forward to being a 2nd grade teacher.
  • What are your hobbies outside of school? Traditional martial arts, logic puzzles, and play guitar.

I am 20 years old and am always ready for a new challenge. I have an everyday personal goal of doing something that benefits my mind, body, and spirit. I love to throw myself in new activities and take from life all I can get.

"Join!! This club is very beneficial and is run by awesome people that are always there for yu when you need them on your journey to success." -Kitiara Salazar

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