Ms. Hodge was born in Raleigh, NC, and moved to three other states before her family settled in Summerville, S.C. She is a product of Dorchester School District 2 and attended Alston Middle School and was a 2002 Summerville High School graduate, where she played basketball and ran cross country. She attended Winthrop University and College of Charleston for her undergraduate degree, graduating in 2006 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education. She is highly qualified in K-12 Special Education.
From 2006 until 2018 Ms. Hodge taught Special Education at Sangaree Middle School in Ladson, SC under the Berkeley County School District. She was named Teacher of the Year at Sangaree Middle in 2008. In 2010 Ms. Hodge earned her Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision from Charleston Southern University.
Ms. Hodge loves being outside, spending time with her friends and family, watching and playing sports, doing yard work with her Mom and hunting with her Dad. She has 13 fish, one of them being a red, white and blue betta fish who loves America, like she does. Her students from last year named her betta fish, Glory Freedom Liberty or Old Glory for short.
Ms. Hodge is excited to join the Oakbrook team this year and is looking forward to working with all the 6th grade students and teachers. Go Eagles!