Title/Name: Barbara Fleming
Position: 5th Grade teacher
Teacher Website: http://msfleming5thgradeclass.weebly.com/
Education: Bachelors of Science in Chemistry Benedict College Columbia, SC
Biography: Ms. Fleming was born and raised in the Bronx, New York, where she attended DeWitt Clinton High school. She was section leader in the marching band, a member of the lady governors step and basketball team, and an all star cheerleading squad captain. Ms. Fleming followed her older sister to attend Benedict College in columbia, SC on an academic and band scholarship. Ms. Fleming was a peer tutor for 4 years as well as a presidential trophy recipient. Ms. Fleming participated in atom transfer radical polymerization organic chemistry research as well as bioengineering of Min 6 beta cells with encapsulation transplantation with the University of South Carolina.
Ms. Fleming returned back to New York after receiving her bachelor’s degree in chemistry. Ms. Fleming taught Middle School after school for two years. Ms. Fleming relocated to Fayetteville NC in 2014. Ms. Fleming started with TCEA in October of 2016 as a substitute teacher. Ms. Fleming assumed the role of Middle School Math and Science long-term substitute until June of 2017. Ms. Fleming taught 5th grade science in summer school and in July of 2017 she joined TCEA as the 5th grade classroom teacher.