ACS Literacy Specialists

Cassie Kitts is excited to join the ACS family as a literacy specialist. She has 11 years of teaching experience in 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade and has her Masters Degree in Elementary Education from Columbia College. Through her teaching career, she developed a love for teaching literacy and became passionate about helping students discover a love for reading.

Cassie lives in Burlington, NC with her husband David, two sons Easton (7) and Keaton (2) and two dogs, Casper and Pepe. Their family has an RV and loves to travel and explore new places.

Evan Johnson is excited to be joining Alamance Community School as a reading specialist. Evan and her family moved from the Napa Valley to Mebane, NC in May 2020. She lives in Mebane with her husband, 2 kids, and 3 cats. Evan loves to go on adventures, hiking, reading, being in nature, cooking, sewing, and finding good restaurants.

Previously, Evan taught in California for 7 years. She taught a range of grades: kindergarten, second grade, fifth grade, technology, and reading intervention. She is excited to bring her knowledge and experience to ACS and work with students, teachers, and families.

Tayloir Ford is from Trinity, NC and is excited about joining the ACS family as a literacy specialist. She holds a teaching degree from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She has 7 years of teaching experience through Durham Public Schools, teaching 2nd grade for three years and four years as a reading interventionist. Ms. Ford has always had a love for children. She looks forward to building relationships with students and parents, as she helps students reach their maximum potential, both personally and academically.

Ms. Ford lives in Burlington with her one year old daughter, Raelyn. When she isn’t spending time with family and friends, she enjoys hiking, watching Netflix, and going to the beach. She is so excited to join Alamance Community, and can’t wait to meet all of the wonderful people involved!