Sharon Ness wanted to be a teacher before she even began Kindergarten herself! Her most memorable gift during childhood was an olive green gradebook that she used for playing school with her younger sister. She never doubted her calling to be a teacher and graduated from MTSU in 2001 with a degree in Education, specializing in middle school education. She has taught various grade levels and subject matter over the years. She has a true passion for helping students develop confidence in themselves, and she sees this need especially evident during the middle school years. She is both creative and organized! These strengths help her students feel at home in her classroom and gives them the confidence to try new things.