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Mrs. Rebecca Atkinson Strickland

Mrs. Strickland is going into her seventh year of teaching. She was born and raised in Homewood, Alabama and graduated from Homewood High School in 2012. She then attended the University of Montevallo graduating in 2016 with a Bachelors degree in Elementary Education. After graduation, she began her teaching career at Gardendale Elementary School. During her tenure at Gardendale, she taught 2nd grade for three years, and 1st grade for one year. This will be Mrs. Strickland's third year at MBE. She taught 2nd grade the past two years, and this will be her first year teaching 3rd grade. 

In her free time, Mrs. Strickland enjoys spending time with her husband, Whit. They love to travel and try new restaurants around Birmingham. She also enjoys taking her Goldendoodle Cooper and her Bernedoodle Marshall to the dog park.