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Subjects Taught
Reading/Language Arts


Master's Degree in Education from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 2010

Bachelor's Degree in Multi-Disciplary Learning K-8 from The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga 1995


10 years teaching 1st grade, 1 year teaching 2nd grade (looped with class), 1 year teaching 4th grade Language Arts

2017-2018 will be sixth year to teach at Hixson Middle School.  I taught 8th Grade Language Arts the first two years, 7th Grade Language Arts one year, and 8th Grade Language Arts last year.


Carrie Bishop teaches eighth-grade English Language Arts, and was named the 2015-2016 Middle School Teacher of the Year.  She attributes her success to having high expectations for all students and building positive relationships with students and their families.  Prior to teaching middle school, Bishop taught first-grade and was selected Walker County Teacher of the Year in 1998.  Carrie was a Public Education Foundation Leadership Fellow and is currently a Public Education STEM Fellow.  She was named Most Outstanding Graduate Student while she earned a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction in 2010 from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga.  Bishop believes that teachers have the opportunity to enhance each student's quality of life and make the world a better place.  Bishop is the English Language Arts Department Chair, Student Council Co-Sponsor and Spelling Bee Coordinator. Mrs. Bishop is married to her husband of 22 years and has two teenage daughters.