Welcome to Spider Nation and the Public Safety Academy (Watch Video)
Ms. Adkins office hours (appointment by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Office hours are Monday-Thursday 7:45am-8:35am and Friday 7am-8am
Attention Student supporters and parents!
I am so honored to be trusted with your student this year. Please help me partner with you to make this a great learning year for them!
Please fill out the information for your student in my class:
REMIND is a texting service or phone app that I use to send reminders to my students.
Parents may join for notifications about work due, class plans, etc.
Please click the link to the CLASS that your student is in below and then follow the directions:
Ms. Esther Adkins
Phone: 704-260-6000 (interpreter available)
(Email is the quickest means of contact.)
Office Hours: By appointment on video conference. Monday - Thursday 9:30-10:30 and 7am-8am Friday. After school appointments available. (Call or email for appointment and video link)
Ms. Adkins is the Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and Public Safety teacher in the Public Safety Academy at Concord High School.
Ms. Adkins is a proud Niner Nation alumnus, a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and received her Paramedic training at Rowan-Cabarrus Community College where she also began her teaching career as an adjunct instructor in 2003. She is a North Carolina Office of Emergency Medical Services certified Level II Paramedic Instructor and a North Carolina EMT-Paramedic.
Ms. Adkins first certified as an EMT at the age of 18 and began her 11 year career with Cabarrus County EMS at the age of 19. This early start into public safety makes her a passionate advocate for young career entry and local job placement. She began her career as a part-time EMT and completed her time with Cabarrus County at the rank of Sergeant and the responsibility of Field Training Officer. Ms. Adkins has since worked as a Patient Advocate and then Paramedic in the Emergency Department for Atrium Health. She is currently on staff as an adjunct EMS instructor at Central Piedmont Community College.
Outside of work, Ms. Adkins has been married to her firefighter husband for 15 years and is mom to 6 year old and 8 month old boys. She loves to be outdoors hiking and camping and is passionate about finding a great restaurant or cup of coffee.
The family in January 2020 - husband Randy, big brother Wade, and baby Wyatt
Look at this ROOKIE!! EMT Christmas 2001
Disaster Medical Specialist Training 2009 as part of the Cabarrus Special Ops Team