Mrs. Cristy Thompson



Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Cristy Thompson


Welcome to 8th Grade English!

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I look forward to working with you and your child(ren) this year! My webpage has information that is helpful for the class, such our syllabus, supply list, and lesson plans.

I have also included helpful links to our books that we will be reading this year (a new book every nine weeks). The photo gallery includes pictures from field trips, work shops, and dress-up days.

Please contact me with any questions or concerns that you may have. I am here to help!



Mrs. Thompson's Professional Biography



*EdD (Doctor of Education -- Rural Education: Organizational Change and Leadership) Degree -- The University of West Alabama, 2019-2021


*EdS (Education Specialist -- Teacher Leadership) Degree -- The University of West Alabama, 2013-2015

Class AA Certification

 Summa Cum Laude


*MAT (Mast of Arts in Teaching -- English Concentration) -- The University of West Alabama, 2007-2009

Class A Certification

 Magna Cum Laude


* BS (Bachelor of Science -- Double Major: Secondary Education and English) -- The University of Alabama, 2003-2006

Class B Certification

Magna Cum Laude


*Shelton State Community College, 2002-2003 

Transferred to The University of Alabama


*Carrollton High School, 2001

Advanced Diploma with Tech-Prep Endorsement (Business Office Education)



FMS School Duties and Responsibilities

7th grade English 2007-2013

8th grade English 2013-Present

Leadership Team, Chairperson

Grade Level Chairperson

District Accreditation Team

Campus Improvement Plan (ACIP) Committee, Chairperson & Data Entry

Honors Day Program Committee

8th Grade Graduation Commitee, Chairperson

A+ College Ready/ Laying the Foundation (LTF) Cohort Teacher

7th & 8th Grade Language Arts Curriculum Committee

7th & 8th Grade Language Arts Textbook Committee

Courtesy Committee

College & Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) Team


Awards, Recognition, and Professional Organizations:

Fayette County Secondary School Teacher of the Year 2020-2021

Fayette Middle School Teacher of the Year 2020-2021

Excellence in Teaching Awards English Language Arts Honorable Mention, Committee of the Office of Research on Teaching in the Disciplines, 2019

Fayette Middle School Teacher of the Year 2013

Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) National Citizenship Education Teacher Post Recognition Award, 2013

Spiller Furniture’s FMS Teacher of the Year 2008-2009

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from University of Alabama, 2006

Golden Key International Honor Society, 2004 - present

Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society, 2002-2004

Kappa Delta Pi Educational Honor Society, 2004-present

National Dean’s List, 2002-2005

Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society, 2004- present

Dean’s/ President’s List, 2002-2006

The National Scholars Honor Society, 2003-2005

Who’s Who Among Students In American Junior Colleges 2003

Who’s Who Among Students In American Colleges & Universities 2005- 2006

Praxis Score = 184

National Education Association, 2004-Present

Student Alabama Education Association, 2004-2006

Alabama Education Association, 2006-Present

Fayette County Education Association, 2007- Present

National Council of Teachers of English, 2015-Present