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Ms.  Lauren  Powell
Voyagers, 6th grade Social Studies
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University of Texas at San Antonio:  BA  Childhood Education with a concentration in Reading



I taught in San Antonio, Texas for 7 years before moving to Birmingham, Alabama.

From 2005 to present I've been teaching in Hoover City Schools in the following areas:   Instructional Support, Reading, Social Studies, Language Arts.




I'm so excited to be teaching Social Studies! I love American History and hope to inspire students to learn more about our country's past.  

I am the mother of two wonderful grown children!  My son Adam is a physical therapist and my daughter Rachel has a business degree and is a stay at home mom.  I have four beautiful grandchildren whom I love spending time with!  

I love dogs and I have a sweet yorkiepoo named Rocky! I enjoy reading, cooking, crafts, and spending time with my family.  I am blessed to work with such wonderful teammates here at BGIS and I especially love teaching 6th grade!

It is a very exciting time in education with the integration new technology into our curriculum.  I look forward to helping prepare students for the challenges they will face with the rapidly changing technological world we live in.  Teaching American History is a deep passion of mine.  I hope to enourage students to learn more about our great country and to gain an appreciation for the sacrifices others have made for the freedoms we enjoy.