Vicky Neal's Profile

Name:

Vicky Neal

H.S. English Teacher

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Contact Info:

Email:

vicky.neal@dierksschools.org

Work Phone:

870-286-3234

Conference Times:

6th Period

Class Room Number:

1

About Me

Educational History:

  • I graduated from Dierks High School in 1976 (the year America turned 200 years old)
  • I graduated from Cossatot Community College University of Arkansas in 2006 with an Associates of Arts Degree
  • I graduated from Henderson State University in 2009 with a Bachelors Degree in Education 
  • I graduated from Henderson State University in 2012 with a Masters Degree in Education

Degrees and Certifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Education
  • Master of Science in Education with 18 Graduate Hours in English
    • Concurrent classes Comp I and II
    • Comp I and Comp II class at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
    • World Literature Since 1650 class at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
    • World Literature to 1650 class at Cossatot Community College of the University of Arkansas
  • AP English Certification
  • Teaching Certification:
    • English Language Arts for Grades 7 - 12
    • Middle Childhood Language Arts/Social Studies for grades 4 - 8
    • Middle Childhood Science/Math for grades 4 - 8

Professional Development:

  • AP Certification workshop June, 2014
  • Technology Workshop June, 2014
  • Short and Sustained Research July, 2014
  • English Department June, 2016
  • AIMM Mentor Training August, 2014
  • Library Conference April, 2014, March, 2015, April, 2016, April 2017,
  • Google Classroom July and August 2015
  • LCD Training Seminar July, 2016
  • Pearson Webinar for myPerspectives English Textbook September, 2017
  • English Department Summer 2017
  • Reading Fair October 2017
  • Empowering Writers-Argumentative Writing June 2017
  • Differentiation/Formative Assessment Strategies July 2017
  • Concurrent/College CCCUA PD August 2017

Current Position:

  • I started teaching at Dierks High School in August, 2009
  • This is my 9th year to teach at Dierks, Arkansas
  • I currently teach:
    • AP English (Concurrent Comp I and II with CCCUA)
    • 9th  and 10th  English
    • Creative Writing
    • Tools For Learning
  • Fall 2014: Comp II at CCCUA on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Spring 2015:Comp II and World Lit Since 1650 on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Fall 2015: Comp II and World Lit Before 1650 on the DeQueen College Campus
  • Spring 2016: Comp II and World Lit Since 1650 on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Summer 2016: Comp I and Comp II on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Fall 2016: World Lit to 1650 on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Spring 2017: World Lit Since 1650 and Comp II on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Fall 2017: World Lit to 1650 and Comp II on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus

Previous Position:

  • I started my teaching career at Dierks High School in 2009
  • I was a full time stay-at-home wife and mother until my children were grown.
  • I have been a pastor's wife for over 30 years

Family Information:

  • My family moved to Dierks, Arkansas in 1972 where my Dad, Jimmie Miller, worked for Amos Company and built the Dierks, DeQueen, and Gillham Lakes.  I entered the 9th grade that year, and my family has lived here since that time.
  • I have been married to Bobby D. Neal for 41 years.
  • I am a mother and a grandmother.
  • I have three dogs; two poodles and a big dog.  The poodles are Jojo and Chip and the big dog is Kinsey.
    • Chip weighs five pounds, and is my "baby" who pouts when I leave the house without him

Personal Information:

  • My hobbies are crocheting, sewing, making jewelry, and quilting.
  • When I am not teaching, I spend time with my family, cook, clean house, attend church, and sit on the chair with Chip in my lap while I sew, quilt, or crochet and watch Netflix movies.

Vicky Neal

Upcoming Events

Vicky Neal

Home Access Center

Parents/Guardians

You can have access to your students grades 24/7.  If you do not have a username and password for HAC (Home Access Center), please check with the office, and one will be provided for you. 

Thanksgiving Break (NO SCHOOL)

November 20th through 24th

4th Library Book Test

December 8, 2017

Christmas Holiday (NO SCHOOL)

December 20, 2017 through January 2, 2017

Winter Break (NO SCHOOL)

February 15 and 16

Teacher In-Service (NO SCHOOL)

February 19, 2018

Parent Teacher Conference

March 15, 2018

4:00 pm until 6:30 pm

Break (NO SCHOOL)

March 16, 2018

Spring Break (NO SCHOOL)

March 19-23, 2018

Last Day of School

May 25, 2018

Memorial Day

May 28, 2018

Inclement Weather Day(s)

May 29 – June 4, 2018

Contact Vicky Neal

Classroom Number:
1
School Phone:
870-286-3234
Conference Time:
6th Period