Hi, I am Jessica Prayer and I am a 5th grade teacher at Grigg's Elementary School. I have an undergraduate degree in Psychology from Elizabeth City State University and a Master's Degree in Childhood Education from New York University. I am a National Board Certified Teacher in Literacy: Reading Language Arts. I am a teacher leader who was selected to participate in North Carolina Governor's Teachers Network. I served as an instructional materials content reviewer for EdReports. I am also a consultant for National Boards Professional Teachers Standards. As a consultant I review standards by being a member of the Content Advisory Committee.