About Mrs. Griffin
My name is Jacinda Paige Griffin and I have been a resident of Missouri for my entire life. I am married with two children and two dogs. My ultimate goal is to teach everyone to read!
Bachelor of Science in Education 2008 with a concentration in Early Childhood
*Qualified teacher for Birth-6th Grade
Kindergarten teacher for 11 years
PAT Parent Educator 3 years
Speech Implementer 2 years
Dyslexia Interventionist 2017
Certified Dyslexia Therapist 2019 -- (Program accredited by the International Dyslexia Association)
Masters of Science in Education of Reading December 2021 - (Master's program accredited through the International Dyslexia Association)
Board Certified Cognitive Specialist - March 2022
Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Specialist- March 2022
Currently licensed in Missouri and Arkansas from age ranges: Birth-12th grade
Employment and Business:
Private tutor and business owner 2017-present
Public School System
Substitute teacher 2005-2008
Kindergarten teacher 2008-2019
PAT Parent Educator 20012-2015
Speech Implementer 2019-2021
Reading intervention and speech improvement program provider 2021-2022
I taught in the public school system for 14 years.
International Dyslexia Association - member - 2021-current
Bernie Chamber of Commerce - member - 2022-current
Decoding Dyslexia Missouri - member - 2022-current
Reading League of Missouri - member - 2023-current
I also have experience in:
community event planner ( for my school district, Parents as Teachers, and local organizations)
past president for my local Chamber of Commerce
political campaign volunteer
Needless to say, I've stayed pretty busy over the years.
Halloween, skulls, fairy tales, learning, the brain, weird history, my home, holidays, sleep, organization, the color black, sushi (cooked), teaching, the movie Steel Magnolias, the movie Beetlejuice, Miranda Lambert, cotton, Pepsi, beauty pageants, The Dollar Tree, Shein, Aldi, TJMaxx, Target, TikTok, saving money, having my nails done, massages, pampering in general, my friends, and - OF COURSE - my precious family.