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Hi, my name is Jessica Norwood. Tuscumbia has been my home for over 35 years. I have 4 children who are all successful Deshler graduates. My dad, Tandy Gerelds, was a winning football coach and successful teacher at Deshler High School for many years. It has been my pleasure to teach in the Tuscumbia School District for the past 19 years. I have an Early Childhood Degree from Auburn University, a Masters in Early Childhood Education and a certificate in Instructional Leadership from UNA, an ED.S and psychometry certification from UAB. I completed my first four years of teaching in 2nd grade in Florence City Schools. I have been teaching at G.W. Trenholm since 2000. I've taught Kindergartenand First Grade. I served as our reading intervention teacher for 5 years and am currently serving as our Instructional Coach and Extended Day Director. I look forward to continued teaching and learning.