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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:

Conference Time: 6th Period - 12:45 to 1:25 pm

Class Room Number:

Room 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, April 2018
  • Google Classroom July and August 2015
  • LCD Training Seminar July, 2016
  • Pearson Webinar for myPerspectives English Textbook September, 2017
  • English Department Summer 2017 and 2018
  • Reading Fair October 2017
  • Empowering Writers-Argumentative Writing June 2017
  • Differentiation/Formative Assessment Strategies July 2017
  • Concurrent/College CCCUA PD August 2017 and 2018
  • SREB Literacy Ready July 2018

Current Position:

  • I started teaching at Dierks High School in August, 2009
  • I currently teach:
    • AP English (Concurrent Comp I and II with CCCUA)
    • 9th  and 10th  English
    • Creative Writing
    • ACT Aspire Enhancement
  • 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
  • Spring 2018: World Lit SInce 1650 and Comp II on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus
  • Summer 2018: Comp I and Comp II
  • Fall 2018: World Lit to 1650 and Comp II on the DeQueen Cossatot College Campus; Concurrent online Comp I for DeQueen students. 

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 since 1975.
  • I am a mother and a grandmother.
  • I have four dogs; two poodles, a lab, and a big dog.  The poodles are Jojo and Chip, the lab is Hazel, 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

5th Library Book Test

January 30, 2019

Winter Break/Teacher In-Service Days

February 15th and February 18th – NO SCHOOL!!!!

6th Library Book Test

February 25, 2019

Teacher In-Service Day

March 15th – NO SCHOOL!!!

Spring Break

March 18-22 – NO School!!!

7th Library Book Test

March 24, 2019

8th Library Book Test

May 3, 2019

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. 

Contact Vicky Neal

Classroom Number:
Room 1
School Phone:
870-286-3234
Conference Time:
Conference Time: 6th Period - 12:45 to 1:25 pm