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Mrs. Jennifer Battles
Jennifer Battles has been a classroom teacher for 15 years, 14 of which have been spent in the Alma School District. Mrs. Battles grew up across the river in Sallisaw, OK where she graduated with honors before attending the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Both her Bachelor of Science degree in English Education and her Master of Education degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership were completed at Arkansas Tech University. She has taught middle school language arts, English 10, PreAP English 10 and her current courses -- English 11 and Advanced Placement Language and Composition (APLAC). Mrs. Battles resides in Dyer with her husband of 24 years and two youngest daughters who are students at AHS and AIS. Her oldest daughter is an AHS graduate and lives in Fort Smith where she attends UAFS. In her time outside of school, Mrs. Battles reads/reads/reads, tries to keep her yard looking good, enjoys supporting her daughters in their activiites, and hosts a podcast with a colleague from time to time.