Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Niesha C. Carthen
My name is Niesha C. Carthen. I have been an educator at Hephzibah Elementary School for the past thirteen years. My first four years were spent teaching first grade. During the 2011 - 2012 school year I moved to second grade, where I taught until the 2015 - 2016 school year. During the 2016-2017 school year, I was the EIP augmented teacher here at Hephzibah Elementary. During the 2017 - 2018 school year, I was the Fourth grade Math and Science Teacher. Last school year, I began the year teaching all content areas in Fourth Grade. In October of 2018, I became the Academic Instructional Coach. I received my Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2007 from Augusta State University. I also hold a Masters Degree in General Education and Curriculum, along with a Reading Endorsement from Georgia Regents University. I completed my Master Degree in May of 2013. I completed my Specialist Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Augusta University in 2019. I was named the Teacher of the Year for the 2015 - 2016 school year. I am currently not married and I do not have any children. However, I have two beautiful nieces and an adorable nephew. Education is my love and passion, and I look forward to continuing my effort to educate young people at Hephzibah Elementary School this, 2019 -2020, school year.