Degrees and Certifications:

BA French Language and Literature, University of Mississippi

Ms. Ellis Gourdin

How long have you been teaching? 
This is my 5th Year!
What is your teacher mission statement? 
I teach French because it opens up the world for the students. Students gain a global understanding and a more open mind when taught another language and its' culture. I teach to help young people grow into productive, successful, and contributing adults.
What are your goals as a teacher this year? 
Continue to maintain a happy, safe and encouraging environment in my classroom to promote learning and bettering my students to become good humans.
What IB Trait do you feel you embody the most? 
Open Minded