Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Heather Ray
Hello! My name is Heather Ray and I am a Graduate of Reinhardt University in Waleska, Georgia. I am certified to teach grades Prek-5 in the General Education classroom. I am also certified to teach Special Education for grades k-12. I also hold a Reading Endorsement.
I am currently an ESS (Exceptional Student Services) certifed teacher. I have served in grades K-4. in reading, writing, and math. This is my fourth year teaching at Fairmount Elememntary. This school is truely the "Small School with the Big Heart." The students here are beyond remarkable, they make me smile every single day! I try my best to develope a connection with each student that I come into contact with.
Before coming to Fairmount, I taught Pre-kindergarten for 11 years, These babies taught me so much like; how to laugh and enjoy the simple things in life. By teaching prekindergarten, I learned that I really wanted to be a teacher. I loved seeing their little faces light up because they had learned something new!
Here are a few things that you should know about me. I have been married to Fred Ray for 28 years, We have two kids Caleb (24), and Cori (21). My family means the world to me/ We do everything together. We enjoy our big end of the year family vacation. I live for vacation! I am always up for a new adventure and memory! We have recently purchased our first camper and LOVE it! We are constantly planning our next camping trip.
It is also important that you know that I am an advid animal lover. I am a sucker for animals! I currently have two dogs and love hearing about my students' pets. Just ask your kids about Mrs. Ray's pets and they will be sure to tell you! I love sharing my life with my students and they seem to enjoy learning about me too.