Instructor of Science
Joined Saint Mary's in 2021
M.A. Ed, Instructional Technology and Design, East Carolina University
B.S., Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
College Board AP Certification, AP Environmental Science; AP Biology
Ms. Watkins brings 11 years of experience designing lessons and courses for K-12 students and adults and eight years of experience in classroom technology with online education, and four years in the classroom at a technology magnet school. Prior to coming to Saint Mary's School, she was a K-as science teacher for a private school academy, a science teacher for North Carolina Public Schools, a training and curriculum developer for Pivot Professional Learning, an instructional designer for Celeritas Solutions, a K-12 instructional designer and curriculum support teacher in the areas of biology, environmental science, AP environmental science, physical science, and earth science. From 2010-2014, Ms. Watcins has a teacher for Southeast Raleigh Magnet High School and was a cooperating teacher for UNC-Chapel Hill's science education students. She also brings experience as a senior class advisor, a senior student government association mentor, and she brings private experience in instruction and curriculum design for the NYC Department for the Aging, NUC Department of Emergency management, and NYC Department of Finance.