FLINT TWP. – Carman-Ainsworth students returning to school September 6 will find new teachers at all grade levels as a result of ten employment contracts approved last week by the school board.
The new hires and their positions, are:
• Carmen Adamo-Wright, Randels Elementary special education
• Rachel Crews, second grade Dye Elementary • Amanda Grulke, middle school (8th grade) English/math
• Amanda Harris, third grade, Dye Elementary
• Angie Hines, high school math/science
• Misty Hubbard, high school science
• Kim Pittel, middle school social studies
• Sara Prosch, middle school special education
• Brenda Ryan, foreign language
• Ashley Thompson, middle school math/science
“It has been a busy summer due to several retirements,’” said Superintendent Eddie Kindle regarding so many staff openings. The new hires underwent an in-depth process to land their jobs, he said.
“I think they will be exceptional teachers,” Kindle said. “They understand the commitment to deliver outstanding instruction.”
Board President Patrice Hatcher added her thanks to the hiring personnel who worked to fill the positions. She also welcomed the new teachers.
Adamo-Wright holds a master’s in special education from the University of Michigan – Flint. She previously taught in the Flint Community School District from 2006 to 2016.
Crews holds a bachelor of science degree in elementary education from Ferris State University. She is coming to C-A from Burton Glen Charter Academy where she taught since 2012.
Grulke graduated from the University of Michigan-Flint with a master of arts in education. She previously taught at Burton Glen Charter Academy from 2012 to present and also for Owosso Public Schools from 2010-2012. Harris holds a master of arts in teaching from Saginaw Valley State University. She taught at the International Academy of Flint from 2011 to 2016.
Hines earned a master’s in curriculum and instruction from the University of Phoenix and a bachelor’s in math and chemistry from Adrian College. Her past experience includes Bendle High School, 2014-2016 and Rowan County Schools, 2001-2013.
Hubbard is coming to C-A with past experience at Legacy High School, 2014- 2016 and Findlay Middle School, 2006- 2014. She holds a master’s in education technology from Lesley University, teacher certification and a bachelor of science from Michigan State University and studied pre-med at St. Augustine College.
Pittel holds a bachelor of arts in secondary education with a history major and political science and English minor from Saginaw Valley State University. She taught at the International Academy of Flint, from 2012-2016, LumbertonJr. High, 2006-2012 and South Middle School, 2005-2006.
Prosch has a master’s in special education from UM-Flint. She worked at Woodland Park Academy from 2008-2016.
Ryan had a bachelor of arts degree from Oakland University with a major in French and secondary education and a minor in Spanish and History. She worked for Detroit Public Schools from 2013-2016 and at Escola Andorrana de Batxerillat from 2011-2012.
Thompson graduated from UM-Flint with a bachelor of science degree, science major and math minor. She taught at Richfield Public School Academy from 2010-2016.