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Linda Edwards, Speech-Language Pathologist K-5th

Linda Edwards, Speech-Language Pathologist K-5th

Ms. Edwards came to Jefferson in 2015 and has a M.S. from UCA in Speech Pathology. Her birthday is August 17, and she likes to dine at Petit & Keet, Pantry Crest, and So. 


For sweet treats, she enjoys Diet Dr. Pepper, Crystal Light peach mango green tea, and ice cream, chocolate and white cake. Gift card recommendations for Ms. Edwards are Target, White House Black Market and Versona.  

She enjoys reading and running, and spending time with her husband Bo and their children, David and Grace-- and their dog Cowboy.

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Holly Crockett, Special Education Parapro

Ms. Crockett joined Jefferson in 2017 and has work toward a degree at Houston Baptist University. 

Her birthday is May 26, and her favorite sweet treats are diet root beer, Diet Mountain Dew and Kit-Kat. Gift card ideas for Ms. Crocket are to Stein Mart and Dillard's. 

She enjoys teaching gymnastics, and spending time with her husband Michael Sr, and kids Audrey and Michael Jr, adn their dogs Darrell, Sammie, Caboose, and cats Zander and Theo. 

Julie Orr, Special Education Parapro

Ms. Orr has been at Jefferson since 1999. She has degrees in Art Education and Elementary Education from UofA and UCA, respectively. 

Her birthday is October 14 and she likes to dine at El Pelenque Mexican restaurant. For sweet treats, she enjoys Almond Joy, and Coke and unsweet tea. A gift card for Ms. Orr is to New Balance shoes of Little Rock. 

Ms. Orr enjoys glass fusing and clay sculpting, and spending time with her 16-year-old dog. 

Joshua Kerby, Special Education Parapro

Mr. Kerby's birthday is May 13. He enjoys Ciao Bacci, Brave New, Zaza, and US Pizza. For sweet treats, he enjoys coconut dates, Jelly Bellies, La Croix, and Starbucks Grande Americanos. 

He enjoys soccer, traveling, drawing, and spending time with his wife Abby and their daughters Bella and Amelia. They have a dog and two cats, Chewie, Diego and Rosy.

Amanda Cazort, Special Education Grades 3-5

Ms. Cazort has a degree in Collaborative Education from Birmingham - Southern. She joined Jefferson in 2018.

Her birthday is October 5, and she likes to dine at Heights Taco & Tamale and The Root. For sweet treats, Ms. Cazort enjoys gluten-free chocolate anything, coffee, flavored water and sweet tea. A gift card idea is to Target. 

Ms. Cazort enjoys reading and cooking, and spending time with her husband Brendan and their two dogs Emma Woofson and Dolly Barkton. 

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Autumn Dixon, Special Education Grades K-2

Ms. Dixon has a Bachelor's degree from Harding University and a Master's from the UofA. She came to Jefferson in 2017.

Her birthday is November 1. Ms. Dixon's favorite restaurants are Heights Taco and Zaza, and her preferred drinks are coffee ad Coke Zero. For a sweet treat, she enjoys brownies and chocolate chip cookies. Gift card ideas for Ms. Dixon are to Target and Francesca's. 

Ms. Dixon enjoys running, photography, travel, and spending time with her dog, Winnie. 

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