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Chemistry I H

Education

B.S Degree in Microbiology from Mississippi University for Women and will finish my masters in education with a specialiest in emerging technology with honors in December of 2018 from Belhaven University in Jackson Mississippi



Experience

23 years of teaching in the areas of Biology, Chemistry and Technology



Bio

Ms. Yoak is a native of the Mississippi Delta. She was born in Greenville, Mississippi, and was adopted as a baby by the Dinkins Family and was raised as their own. She attended Washington School during her elementary, middle school, and high school years. Upon graduation from high school, Ms. Yoak left Greenville and moved to Columbus, Mississippi to continue the legacy and history established by the ladies of her family by attending Mississippi University for Women. She was accepted into the BSN program of nursing where she studied for four years. While working on her bachelor's degree at “The W”she was employed by the Mississippi School For Math and Science for two and half years. As she neared the end of my bachelors program, Ms. Yoak changed major from Nursing to Microbiology, and currently holds a B.S. Degree in Microbiology. Ms. Yoak began teaching within the Western Line School District in August of 1995. She has been a member of the Western Line faculty at both O’Bannon and Riverside High schools during her tenure. She is certified in the State of Mississippi as a highly qualified teacher for grades 7-12 for the following areas of science and technology: Biology, Physical Science, Chemistry, Zoology, Botany, Genetics, Microbiology, Technology Discovery, and Information of Communication Technology 1. Ms. Yoak is currently completing her masters degree in Emerging Technology at Belhaven University in Jackson, Mississippi. For a brief time, Ms. Yoak interrupted her tenure at Western Line to explore the rare opportunity to teach native american students at Arapahoe Middle School on the Wind River Indian Reservation near Riverton, Wyoming. Ms. Yoak is married. Her husband Jim also works for Western Line School District. The Yoak’s have one son, Connor. Ms. Yoak enjoys tennis, volleyball, football, and playing golf with her husband. She also enjoys traveling, especially to the beach. Ms. Yoak speaks German as a second language. She enjoys all types of music From “The Beach Boys” to classical symphony. Her goal is to teach children for as long as she is able.