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Christine Reading - Assistant Principal

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Mrs. Christine Reading was born in Harrison, Arkansas, but grew up in Taipei,Taiwan. She graduated high school from Morrison Christian Academy in Taichung, Taiwan, at which time she returned to the United States and lived in Siloam Springs, Arkansas.  She returned to Harrison in 1989 with her husband, Mike, and raised four children there, all of whom were Goblins and graduated from Harrison High School. 

Mrs. Reading attended North Arkansas College, earning an Associates Degree while working as a paraprofessional at Harrison Middle School and Harrison Junior High School.  She then attended Western Governors' University online and graduated in 2004 with a Bachelor's of Science degree.  She began her teaching career at Harrison Junior High School, where she taught mathematics.  During this time, she earned her Masters of Science degree in Gifted, Talented, and Creative Education from Arkansas State University.  She taught at Harrison Junior High School until 2016, when she accepted a job at Springdale School District teaching mathematics at the School of Innovation.  After one year, deciding she wanted to work closer to home, she accepted a position at Alpena School District as the Federal Programs Coordinator as well as Gifted and Talented Programs Coordinator and Facilitator, where she worked for 3 years.  

Mrs. Reading has been awarded the Secondary Teacher of the Year for Harrison School District in 2007, PTA Teacher of the Year in 2009 and 2011, and Arkansas Middle School Teacher of the Year by the Mathematical Association of America in 2016.  Mrs. Reading is a National Board Certified Teacher in Middle Adolescent Mathematics.   She has taught grades 7 - 10 Mathematics and gifted and talented education, additionally serving as a quiz bowl coach, chess coach, senior class sponsor, and AP coordinator. 

Mrs. Reading proudly rejoined the Harrison School District for the 2020-21 school year to serve as the assistant principal at Harrison Middle School.  She is currently attending Arkansas State University, completing her Specialist degree in Educational Leadership.

 

 

 

 

Contact Information:

Christine Reading, Assistant Principal
Harrison Middle School
1125 Goblin Drive
Harrison, Arkansas 72601
Email: creading@hps.k12.ar.us
Phone: 870-741-8771