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Fonda S. Crawford
District Gifted & Talented Coordinator/Teacher
Somerset Independent Schools
301 College Street
Somerset, Ky 42501
606-678-4721 ext. 519
fonda.crawford@somerset.kyschools.us

Welcome to the Somerset Independent Gifted and Talented Website

My name is Fonda Crawford and I have been a Briar Jumper my entire life.   I "officially" retired from Somerset Independent  in June of 2011.  In late November of 2011, I returned as the Gifted and Talented Coordinator/Instructor on a part-time basis.   Teaching and assisting other educators is my life's goal and path. 
"Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it." -Mariam Wright Edelman

Education Preparation:

  • Graduate of Somerset High School
  • University of Kentucky - BA in Education
  • Eastern Kentucky University - MA, Rank I and Administration
  • Western Kentucky University - Gifted Education Endorsement
Employment in Education Experience:
1982-1983 - Reading Lab / Special Education (Memorial/Parker Elem)
1983-1991 - 3rd Grade Teacher (Hopkins Elem)
1991-1993- K-4 Math Specialist Teacher (Hopkins Elem)
1993-2001 - Gifted and Talented Teacher/Administrative Assistant (Hopkins Elem)
2001-2004 - Gifted and Talented Teacher (District Wide)
2004-2011 - Principal of Hopkins Elementary

2011- Present - District Gifted and Talented Coordinator/Teacher (part-time)