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Amber Fomby

ES Teacher

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8:00-8:50 AM

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About Me

Educational History:

  • Graduated from Newton High School in 2001
  • Graduated from Stephen F. Austin State University in 2007
  • Attending Lamar University 

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts in History with minor in Biology
  • EC-6 Certified Teacher
  • NCLB Highly Qualified in History 7-12
  • Certified Generalist EC-6
  • Working toward Master’s degree in School Counseling 

Professional Development:

Attended TEKS Resource Conference, June 2016

AIE Conference, September 2017/2018

National Elementary Honor Society adviser

TCEA Conference, February 2020

NES Teacher of the Year, 2019-20

Current Position:

  • 2015—1st grade/4th grade reading
  • 2016—4th grade reading
  • 2017—5th grade reading
  • 2018—5th grade reading
  • 2019—5th grade reading 
  • 2020—5th grade ELAR (English Language Arts and Reading)

Previous Position:

I taught at Agape Christian Academy for 5 years prior to working at Newton Elementary.

Family Information:

I am married to Richard Fomby, who is from Newton also. We have three children: Lane, 12; Logan, 11; and Lexi, 7.

Lane is in 7th grade and Logan is in 5th ​grade. Lexi is in 2nd grade. We have lots of cats, lots of cows, and four horses (we live on a farm).

Personal Information:

First of all, I'm a Newton girl. I have lived here with my family for most of my life. I love living in a small town and I love to see my students and their parents when I am out and about. I love to read, especially historical non-fiction. I have been married to my husband Ric for 15 years and he and my three children are my treasures. Family and friends are very important to me. I love working with kids of any age and I love to teach!

Amber Fomby

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