Kourtney Roe, A New Teacher With a Passionate Past

The Psychology and Arts and Humanities teacher smiles jubilantly beside a llama.

The Psychology and Arts and Humanities teacher smiles jubilantly beside a llama.

Q: How long have you been teaching? 

A: “This is my fifth year of teaching.”

 

Q: What college/university did you graduate from? 

A: “I got my undergrad in political science at Eastern Kentucky University and my masters of arts in secondary teaching at Mississippi State.”

 

Q: Where did you teach before you came to Scott County?

 A: “I taught at a Christian school and alternative school in Mississippi and Bourbon County.”

 

Q: What inspired you to become a teacher? 

A: “I like working with kids who are about to make big life decisions to help guide them in the best way possible.” 

 

Q: What do you enjoy most about teaching? 

A: “I enjoy getting to see kids reach their goals like getting into college, improving their test scores, and advancing to STLP state.”

 

Q: What is the greatest lesson you’ve learned from a student? 

A: “That no goal is too big.”

 

Q: What is the most rewarding part of your job?

 A: “When past kids remember you.”

 

Q: What is your favorite memory at Scott County so far? 

A: “Going to STLP regions. It was super fun and the kids did great on their presentations. They all scored very well.”

 

Q: What activities do you participate in outside of teaching?

A: “I play with my really cute kid and I like to crochet and sew. My favorite game to play with Henlee is destruction, where I build up foam blocks and she tears them down.”