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Mrs. Betsy Vorster

  6th Grade Social Studies


Mrs. Vorster has recently returned home from Africa.  For the past three years she has been living in Uganda where she taught geography and psychology at an international school in Kampala. In addition to teaching, Mrs. Vorster loves to travel.  She has traveled extensively throughout Mexico, Costa Rica, Malawi, Ghana, Zambia, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa. While living in Malawi and Ghana, Mrs. Vorster trained teachers at local teacher training colleges.


Mrs. Vorster is a graduate of East Carolina University where she earned both her Bachelor of Science degree in Middle Grades Education and a Masters in School Administration.  As an undergraduate, Mrs. Vorster attended ECU on the North Carolina Teaching Fellows Scholarship.


During her teaching career, she has twice earned National Board certification. Additionally, Mrs. Vorster has had the honor of presenting at the North Carolina Social Studies Convention in Raleigh and the National Social Studies Convention in Boston.


The students and I communicate daily via Google Classroom.  Assignments and directions are posted in the Stream while the table of contents are posted in the section labeled Classwork.  Please use your child's log on  to access the information.