Teacher of the Week

AMMS teacher Cameron Ellison works with 6th grader Nikki Garrett.

Teacher of the Week

Name: Cameron Ellison

Current Job: ​6th grade math teacher at Admiral Moorer Middle Schools.

College/Degrees: ​ Graduate of Eufaula High School. B.S. in Early Childhood Development from the University of South Alabama. Master’s in Elementary Education from Troy University.

What is the most challenging part of your job: “Keeping my students motivated so they can reach their dreams on day.”

What do you like most about your job: ​“I love to see the smiles and excitement on students’ faces when  they realize they can figure out a difficult math problem.”

Name 3 things you would like to see or do in your lifetime: “I would love to take a steamboat river cruise, explore the Turks and Caicos Islands, and (do some) river rafting.

Favorite Music: “All genres of music, especially if it is upbeat.”

Favorite Books: ​“I love fiction stories with mystery, romance and laughter. Two of my favorite authors are Janet Evanovich and Jana DeLeon.”

Favorite Pastime: “Spending time with my family, reading, traveling and watching the Hallmark channel.”

Talents: “Baking and organizational abilities.”

Pet Peeve: “Being late.”

Values most important to you: “Honesty and dependability.”

What’s one thing most people would be surprised to know about you: “I am a certified scuba diver.”

Family: Husband, Jamie; daughters, Jordan and Bailey; dog, Maggie.

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