Degrees and Certifications:
Ed.D. Curriculum Studies, Georgia Southern University MEd. French Education, Georgia Southern University BS.Ed. French Education, Georgia Southern University
Dr. Penny Knox
Dr. Penny Knox is a 6th grade English/Language Arts co-teacher at Malcolm Bridge Middle School and has 25 years in education. After receiving her bachelors degree in foreign language education, she began her teaching career at Liberty County High School in 1992 as a French teacher. In 2003, Penny transitioned to special education as an 8th grade ELA/Math co-teacher at Pierce County Middle School. She later moved into the self-contained classroom teaching students with mild/moderate intellecutal disabilities and autism. During her tenure in Pierce County, she received her Reading Specialist, ESOL and Instructional Supervisor endorsements, along with her certification in Educational Leadership. Penny has served on the Georgia Alternate Assessment Rangefinding Committee with the Georgia Department of Education as well as participated in the development of the current GAA evalaution instrument. She is excited to return to the co-teaching setting at MBMS with an opportunity to offer reading support to young learners. A mother of three grown kids, Penny lives in Athens with her husband and is a UGA Redcoat band mom to her youngest son and daughter.