Ms. Harper is a 7th and 8th grade English Language Arts Teacher and Department Chair at Edgewood Junior High School. Ms. Harper is in her 5th year of teaching, and before joining the staff EJHS, she taught English in Bungoma, Kenya and at an urban middle school in Indianapolis. She is an Ellettsville native and was thrilled to come back to her hometown in 2012 to teach. Ms. Harper earned her Master's degree at Indiana University in Literacy, Culture, and Language Education in 2010 but continues to study at IU. She will finish her license in administration in June and will continue as a doctoral student in Educational Leadership this fall.
Ms. Harper teaches English through a reading and writing workshop model with an emphasis on inquiry driven instruction. Her passion is giving students opportunities to write for an authentic audience and recognize the power of their words.Click here for Elite magazine!
Ms. Harper's classroom project about the RBBCSC community.