Degrees and Certifications:
Mrs. Jennifer Parker
Mrs. Jennifer Parker is excited to be a member of the Sun Valley community! She has resided in Indian Trail for 19 years with her husband, Todd, and her two daughters. Her oldest daughter will be a freshman at CATA where she is part of the medical science academy, and her youngest daughter will be a fourth grader at Indian Trail Elementary.
Mrs. Parker attended college at UNC-Charlotte, where she received a BA in K-6 Education. Mrs. Parker began her teaching career as a 4th grade teacher in CMS. After her first year of teaching, she looped up to 5th grade with her class and remained a 5th grade teacher for the next 7 years.
In 2006, Mrs. Parker decided to move to middle school to teach English Language Arts. She taught 6th and 8th grade ELA.
In 2008, Mrs. Parker became a Literacy Facilitator focusing on 3-5 Literacy. She focused on differentiating curriculum while working with beginning teachers by creating and implementing professional development to meet the needs of both teachers and students.
Mrs. Parker completed her Masters of Educational Leadership in May 2012 from Gardner Webb University. In 2013, Mrs. Parker accepted a position at UNCC in the College of Education working with student teachers. She supervised student teachers and taught reading courses in the Department of Elementary and Reading Education.
She became an Assistant Principal at Sun Valley Elementary in 2015. She is looking forward to growing the students at SVES to become leaders and college and career ready! #BuildingLeadership #BeTheBest