Erica Avent

Oxford, Mississippi
12 years’ experience
6th Grade Science Teacher
National Board Certified Teacher
President of Oxford Association of Educators
Board Member of Mississippi Association of Educators

Erica Avent is a 6th Grade Science Teacher with the Oxford School District in Oxford, Mississippi.  She has inspired and motivated the children of Mississippi schools for the past 12 years.  Additionally, she is working and mentoring teachers as an Adjunct Professor of Teacher Education with the University of Mississippi and mentor teacher with the Mississippi Teacher Fellowship Program.  She is a National Board Certified Teacher who earned her Ed.S, M.A., and B.A from the University of Mississippi. She is currently pursuing her Ed.D in Elementary Education with an emphasis on teacher preparation and mentorship.

Posts by Erica Avent
It’s Not Enough to Believe in Your Students
My first year teaching was one of tremendous self-growth. I graduated from college with the belief that I would conquer the world one student at a time. About 30 days into school, I started to waver.