Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Watkins was born and raised in Rochester, Michigan. She knew she wanted to become a teacher when she was in third grade. She went to East Carolina University in Greenville to become a teacher. She taught her first year in Wilson County, then moved to Arizona. While living in Arizona, she continued her teaching career as well as her education. Ms. Watkins attended Arizona State University, where she got her Master's Degree. She then went on and got National Board Certified. She has two sons, Wade and Wyatt, who both attend Wake County Public Schools and have lived here in Raleigh for the last 7 years. This is her 2nd year here at Lynn Road, where both of her sons began their WCPSS Education!