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Welcome! My name is Crystal Dickens and I am 5th grade Math and Science teacher at Childersburg Middle School. This year serves as my second year at CMS, but my 9th year teaching overall. I have taught 5th grade for seven years now; previously I taught a year each in Pre-K and 3rd grade.
I am a graduate of Sylacauga High School and attended Central Alabama Community College for two years. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from the University of South Alabama in 2010. I recently earned my Master’s degree in Educational Technology from the University of Arkansas in December 2019.
I am married to my husband, Jonathan and have two step-children. We also have two dogs, Copper and Athena, as well as a bearded dragon named Rex.
My goal as a teacher is to make Math fun for my students! 5th grade Math can be challenging at times, but I believe that all students are capable of success through the use of strategies tailored to their abilities and strengths.