Degrees and Certifications:
Education *Master of Science, Reading Education – 1997 North Carolina Agriculture & Technical University, Greensboro, NC *Bachelor of Science, Deaf Education - 1990 University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC Teaching Licenses * 2017-Academically Gifted * 2002-Elementary Education, K-6 * 2009-Exceptional Children: General Curriculum, K-12 * 1997-Reading Education, K-12 * 2009-EC English * 1992-Behaviorally & Emotionally Disabled, K-12 * 2009-EC Math, K-6 * 1990-Deaf and Hard of Hearing, K-12 * 2009-EC Science * 2009-EC Social Studies Certification * 2004 - Mentor Teacher * 2002 - Montessori Certified * 2000 - Nationally Board Certification
Mrs. Susan Elskoe Long
I am a life-long learner who is a dedicated, reflective educator with over 29 years of experience in elementary and middle schools as a regular education and exceptional children’s teacher. I have a diverse educational background and extensive background serving the needs of culturally, racially, and socio-economically diverse populations.
I have a deep committed to improving children’s lives and the professional learning community. I have a strong passion for teaching, learning, and student success.
My combination of being an exceptional children’s teacher, regular education teacher, academically gifted teacher, reading specialist, and curriculum facilitator will benefit the students and staff at The Early/Middle College GTCC at Jamestown. I am knowledgeable about teaching reading and educational best practices. I have worked directly with at-risk students with excellent results. My dedication to students and learning extends beyond the classroom. I continuously seek out research-proven instruction to link learning with real-life to equip students with a love for learning and skills for academic success.
Top 25% in the State and GCS for 3rd grade Read to Achieve Teacher Performance - 2019
Elementary Teacher of the Year, Guilford County School - 2003
Nationally Board Certified Teacher, 2000, 2010, 2020