Tracie V. Sabb hails from the metropolis of Salters, S.C. and she has the most adorable six-year old ever! She received a BA in English and Secondary Education from the University of South Carolina, and an MA in Human Resources Management from Webster University. Before recently entering the corporate world as a Business Manager, Tracie was a 7th and 8th grade ELA teacher, Mock Trial team Coach, Academic Challenge Coach, and the 2015-16 teacher of the year. She was also a faculty member with the SC Department of Education’s VirtualSC, where she taught Read 2 Succeed courses to teachers. Here she received the endorsement as an Certified Online Instructor. Tracie has over 10 years’ experience teaching both online and in the classroom. Her professional affiliations include the S.C. Middle School Association, the International Reading Association, and the National Association of Interpreters where she is certified in handling endangered animals. Social affiliations include Order of the Eastern Star and Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Her philosophy of education is to help each student become a functional, contributing member of society. Tracie loves her family, her students, her Gamecocks, her Cowboys and her ice cream. She is bubbling over with joy at the opportunity to join the TGS faculty as an English Teacher.