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Music educator

Stephen Jerry Parris, music educator. Certified National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, Texas, 2001. Recipient Teacher of the Year award, Bethel Middle School, 2002; grantee, Haywood County Schools Foundation, 2003-2005. Deacon Canton First Baptist Church, 2002—2005; Member of Music Educators National Conference.

Background

Parris, Stephen Jerry was born on July 24, 1966 in Asheville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Jerry and Jo Anne Parris.

Education

Bachelor of Music in Education, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1989. Master of Arts in Education, Tusculum College, Greeneville, Tennessee, 1995.

Career

Band teacher Shelby (North Carolina) High School, 1989—1991, Cocke County High School, Newport, Tennessee, 1991—1998, Bethel Middle School, Waynesville, North Carolina, since 1998. National board facilitator North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Cullowhee, North Carolina, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Certified National Board of Professional Teaching Standards, Texas, 2001.

Religion

Bible is the only source of theology and Christian doctrine.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives to resolve the conflict failed, the use of force may be the only option to check aggression or genocide.

Views

Your desires, ambitions, goals, and purpose change as you begin to enjoy a close walk with a living God. During this change, the outward begins to reflect the inward and is something you will neither fear nor regret, but embrace.

Membership

Deacon Canton First Baptist Church, 2002—2005. Member of Music Educators National Conference.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    University North Carolina sports, fly fishing.

Connections

Married Shawn Lowe, June 22, 1991. Children: Chandler Caroline, Cassie Kenzlo.

father:
Jerry Parris

mother:
Jo Anne Parris

spouse:
Shawn Lowe

child:
Chandler Caroline Parris

child:
Cassie Kenzlo Parris