Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Atkinson

Hello! I am the Reading Specialist at Kent Island High School. I will be located at the Annex and the Main Building. I am beginning my 7th year here at KIHS. Previously, I taught in Baltimore County for 12 years. Then, began my teaching career in QACPS. This will be my 20th year in education. In Baltimore County, I was a classroom teacher for 9 years then I moved to the position of a Reading Specialist for 3 years. I am a Certified Reading Specialist for Grades K-12. I live in Kent Island with my husband, and 3 young boys. I am elated to be involved in this amazing community of students, teachers, administrators, and parents! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact me. I will get back to you as soon as possible!

The syallabus for Basic English will be available on Schoology. 

Annex: 410-643-7172



Undergraduate Degree:

SUNY Oswego Elementary Education 1-6


Graduate Degree:

Towson University Reading Specialist K-12


I love to....

read when time allows (Favorite Author is Nicholas Sparks)

run and exercise 

spend time with my family and friends

visit the beach (especially the Outer Banks and Pawley's Island, SC)

listen to music

Fun Fact: I am originally from Syracuse, NY! I enjoy watching SU play basketball! Go Orange!