Ms. Ooten

Hello My Name Is

Mrs. Ooten

My Name is Mrs. Martha Ooten. 
I am a new resident of Colonial Beach and I live with my husband Jon, my children Stephanie (25) and Dean (22) & our dog Punkin. I enjoy traveling & being with friends and family. I will be your child’s first grade teacher for the 2020-2021 school year! This will be my 18th year teaching & my first year at Colonial Beach Elementary.  I am SO excited to get started!

I grew up in the military where I traveled and attended many different schools in many different states and countries.  I  graduated from Wurzburg American High School in Wurzburg, Germany in 1985.

In May of 1993, I graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Sociology (Social Welfare) from the University of West Georgia. In May 2003, I received my teaching certificate, also from UWG.  In May 2007, I graduated with a Master’s Degree in Reading and Literacy from Walden University.  I also have endorsements in both ESOL and Gifted.

Things I Love:

Food: Italian

Movie: You’ve Got Mail

Book: Hallmark stories

Color: Purple

Drink: Coke or sweet tea!

Season: Fall

Sports: Soccer  

Go Atlanta United!!

Fast Food: Five Guys

Hobby: Traveling!

Subject: Social Studies

Store: Hobby Lobby/


Dessert: Olive Garden Lemon Cream Cake

Candy: Hershey Plain Milk Chocolate

Restaurant:  Olive Garden

I am looking forward to getting to know all of you this year!  Let's get started!!

Email: [email protected]

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