Degrees and Certifications:

Amy Salmons

Hello!  I am the Math Department Chair here at Tug Valley High School.  I have been teaching for 14 years and the last seven years have been at TVHS.  I have my bachelor's degree in Mathematics 5-Adult and my master's degree in Special Education.  I have certifications in Chemistry 1, Deaf/Hard of Hearing, and Administration.  I am also Nationally Board Certified in Mathematics Early Adolescence to Young Adulthood.  In 2013, I won the Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award and in 2020, I won Tug Valley High School Teacher of the Year.  I am a teacher leader who is involved in several committees such as PBIS, Grad 20/20, and the Leadership Team.  I attend and present at several workshops/conferences throughout each year in the county, state, and nationally.  I prioritize improving student achievement and staying relevant and educated on best practices that have been researched and proven to make the biggest differences.