Who is “Mrs. H”?

My name is Jill Haglund.  Welcome to my blog!

Before coming to Shelby County as a teacher in 2001, I taught 5th grade in Texas, 3rd grade at a private school in Georgia, and 2nd grade in Oklahoma.  My family moved to Chelsea, AL, from Oklahoma in 2001. From 2001-2006, I taught 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades at what used to be Chelsea Elementary School.  In the fall of 2006, I became the first librarian for the brand new Chelsea Intermediate School.  When Chelsea Intermediate turned into Forest Oaks Elementary in 2013-14, I stayed on as the library media specialist.  Whew!  There has been a lot of change in Chelsea!
I earned my first undergraduate degree at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa.  (ROLL TIDE!!) in 1990.  After that, I completed elementary and middle school education degrees at Midwestern State University and, later, a Masters in Library and Information Sciences from UWA.
My wonderful husband and I have 6 boys and 4 girls ages 19-36 along with 3 grandsons as of this writing.  We live in here Shelby County with 2 of our boys who are still in college along with our 4 dogs, 1 cat, and the library gerbils.

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