Degrees and Certifications:
My name is Carolynn Keizer. I have been teaching at Oak Grove for 16 years. I have an Associates of Arts degree from Richland Community College and a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from Millikin University.
Here is a little about my family! My husband's name is Ray. He works from home. Our son, Isaiah, is an artist. He lives in Bloomington with his partner, Adam. Our daughter, Samantha, is a 5th grade teacher in Missouri. My step-son, Phill, and his wife, Jess, live on Long Island in New York with their four children: Chloe, Lacey, Aiden, and Hayleigh. Phill is a manager of Five Guys Burgers and Fries. My step-son, Thom, also lives on Long Island. He is a Cosmetologist! Rounding out our family is Luna, our family dog, and my daughter's cat, Maggie!
When I am not at school, I spend time with my family any chance I get. I also enjoy gardening with flowers, watching musicals, and reading. My current favorite author is Brad Meltzer. I am a big fan of the 39 Clues series as well as Harry Potter. I am also an amateur genealogist.
I am an US Army Veteran and a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church. I am also a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. My five times great grandfather was wounded during the Battle of Kings Mountain.