Ms. Wilkerson graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Visual Arts from Appalachian State University. She did her year of student teaching in second grade and has taught third grade for four years. She was named Beginning Teacher of the Year at her former school. Ms. Wilkerson’s Professional Teaching License is in Elementary Education (K-6). Her first year at Excelsior, she taught Kindergarten and then taught 5th grade science and math for two years. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Wilkerson also served on the Leadership Committee, Student Support Team, Academic Committee, and the School Improvement Team at ECA.