Christina Scarborough is a twenty-four-year DoDEA educator who believes all children can learn when provided a safe, supportive, and engaging environment. Ms. Scarborough's DoDEA career began at Kadena Elementary School (1997-2002) as a Japanese Immersion teacher (2nd, 5th) before moving to Stearley Heights Elementary School (2002-2008), where she taught 4th grade and 4th-5th multi-age. She transferred to Amelia Earhart Intermediate School (2008) to teach 3rd grade and became the math support specialist in 2014.

Ms. Scarborough holds a master's degree from Michigan State University (2000) and a bachelor's degree from Northern Illinois University (1993). She has held various leadership roles, including Leadership Team Chair, Mentor Teacher, and Teacher Leader. She initiated a school-wide data tracking resource, which was recognized as a powerful practice by her district's Internal Review Team.

In addition to working collaboratively with colleagues to develop common district assessments and ways to strengthen student's math understanding, Ms. Scarborough engages parents in developing an understanding of the mathematical instructional shifts. Ms. Scarborough continues teaching outside the school day by sponsoring the Firebird Drummers, a taiko drumming club.

As an educator and club sponsor, Ms. Scarborough cultivates self-confidence and leadership skills in and out of the classroom while promoting DoDEA's mission of educating, engaging, and empowering military-connected students so that they may succeed in a dynamic world.

TOY Amelia Earhart IS
Ms. Christina Scarborough Math Teacher/3rd Grade Teacher
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