Meet Mrs. Josey
Mrs. Josey

Mrs. Josey

Mrs. Josey is one of the Title One reading specialists at Koontz Intermediate School for the 2016-2017 school year.  She is originally from eastern North Carolina and moved to Asheville three years ago from Raleigh.  Mrs. Josey served as Teacher of the Year at Douglas Elementary School in North Raleigh for 2011-2012 and received the New Beginning Teacher of the Year award in Pitt County in 2005.

She went to East Carolina University for her Bachelor's degree in Education and UNC-Chapel Hill for her Master's degree in Education.  Mrs. Josey is certified K-6 in Elementary Education and K-12 in Literacy.  She has been teaching for 13 years.

Prior to becoming a Title One teacher, Mrs. Josey taught fourth grade for eight years.  She has served as a grade-level chair, leadership team representative, School Improvement Team representative, Literacy Team co-chair, and Buncombe County Association of Educators local representative.

Some of her hobbies are hiking on the wonderful trails around Asheville, cooking, gardening, advocating for public education, watching NBA basketball, and reading while snuggling with her cat.

Mrs. Josey can be contacted at Koontz Intermediate School at (828) 684-1295 during school hours.  Her e-mail address is laura.hagwood@bcsemail.org.  Please feel free to contact her if you have questions or need to schedule a meeting.