Summary

Mary Kathryn Bishop has been teaching middle school at Fairhope Middle School for the past five years. In addition to teaching 8th grade World History, she has also sponsored Builders Club, Cheerleading, and Yearbook. While Bishop has enjoyed her time at FMS, her true passion has always been in teaching high school. Bishop is in her fourth semester of graduate school at the University of South Alabama where she is striving to obtain her Master’s degree in Instructional Design. She has developed a great appreciation for the systematic, research-based approach to designing instruction provided by this field and hopes to be able to apply this approach to lesson planning. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Secondary Education from USA in 2004 and is Highly Qualified to teach Secondary Social Science. 

Work History

Work History
2007 - Present

Teacher, 8th Grade World History

Fairhope Middle School
  • I incorporate project-based instruction into every unit; most of these assignments also require student collaboration and the use of technology.
  • I have served as School Technology Mentor for three years, mentoring and acting as support for faculty and staff.
  • Builders Club Sponsor (2007-2010)
  • Cheerleading Sponsor (2009-2010)
  • Yearbook Sponsor (2011-present)
Jan 2006 - May 2006

Temporary Special Education Teacher

Baldwin County High School
  • AOD Social Studies
  • Inclusion, 9th grade Biology
  • Resource Room
2004 - 2005

Temporary Special Education Teacher

Fairhope High School
  • AOD Social Studies
  • AOD Math
  • Inclusion, 10th grade American History

Education

Education
May 2011 - Present

Masters

University of South Alabama
2001 - 2004

Bachelor of Science

University of South Alabama