Elizabeth Alexander has taught school for 28 years and has taught in Houston County for 22 of those years. During her time in the Barrow County School system, she was selected as the Teacher of the Year for Westside Middle School for 2007-2008. She taught middle school for 24 years in the areas of social studies and language arts. This will be her fifth year teaching high school and she will be teaching U.S. History. Mrs. Alexander has a degree in History and in Education from Mercer University, a Masters in Middle Grades Education from Georgia Southwestern University and a Specialist in Instruction and Curriculum from Piedmont College. She has been married to Danny Alexander for over 26 years and they have two children, Taylor and Magdalen.