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Greer Dover

Greer Dover
Greer Dover
Teacher - English
Phone: 678-336-3402
Groups: Upper School

English Instructor

M.A., Education, North Georgia College and State University

B.A., English, Georgia Southern University

Who was the most influential teacher/coach/instructor when you were growing up?  What was it about him/her that impacted you?

 

The teacher who left the most lasting impression on me, even to this day, was my 10th and 12th grade teacher Mrs. Pickett. I remember her as being kind, friendly and just an overall good teacher. Of course it was a big plus that she taught my very favorite subject English grammar, AND we read, read, read.

 

Why do you teach or work at a school?

 

I teach because I believe that teaching, like the ministry, is a calling from God and even though I did not receive the calling until late in life, here I am teaching young people what Mrs. Pickett taught me. I hope that she is pleased with me.

 

How do you reach students?

 

I try to reach students by letting them know that I have walked in their shoes. I did not just go from infancy to adulthood; I also let them know that I have stumbled, gotten up and started over. I continually tell them that everyday is a learning experience even at my age. My kids, as I call my students, teach me in so many ways. I am blessed to teach and know the young people I come in contact with each and every day.