Phone: R. Brown 704-260-6270 Internal Ext: 25605 Odell Primary 704-260-6760
Degrees and Certifications:
BA Elementary Education UNC Chapel Hill AIG Certification UNCC
Mrs. Trina (Michelle) Hilton
Welcome to AIG/LIFT for the 2020-2021 school year! I know the start to this year is unusual, but we will rise to this challenge and come out stronger!
This is my 29th year of teaching and I have taught AIG for 5 1/2 years. Teaching AIG at a STEM school is so enjoyable because STEM offers even more opportunites for students to use higher level thinking skills such as evaluation, inquiry, analysis, and creativity. I also serve as one of the AIG teachers at Weddington Hills Elementary two days a week. In first and 2nd grades, I teach LIFT lesssons which focus on supporting students as they use higher level thinking skills. LIFT stands for Learning Interventions for the Talented and it is a favorite among the students! In 3rd-5th grade, formally identified students are served in Resource Classes in which various units of study are completed. Due to Remote Learning under Plan B, there have been adaptations to the normal AIG service, but rest assured, the AIG Department is working hard to serve students during this challenging time.
My husband and I just celebrated our 25th anniversary this summer and we have 1 daughter. She is 22 years old and lives and works in Raleigh. Since we are empty nesters, we adore our sweet shi-tzu, Ginger who makes us smile every day. My hobbies include reading, writing, gardening, bird watching, and spending time with my family. I love to be outdoors!
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