Nita has been in education for 17 years. Nita has a Master’s Degree in Elementary Education and an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership. She also has an endorsement in Reading and Coaching. She has had 13 years teaching in the elementary classroom and is now an Elementary Instructional Coach. In the classroom, Nita has taught grades 1, 2 and 5. However, her classroom teacher role had many responsibilities. She was often team lead/grade level chair, held roles on Leadership Teams, and chairs of countless committees. Nita has learned in her many years of being an educator that relationships matter. She has also built relationships with many educators virtually via social media through her Love. Teach. Bless. Instagram Platform. With approximately 25,000 Instagram friends (she doesn’t like them to be called “followers) she has been blessed to get to know many educators in the virtual world. Her platform that discusses coaching, literacy, all things instruction, self-care and positive change has paved the way for many presenting opportunities. Nita has presented for The Teacher Self-Care Conference, Simply Coaching Summit, Get Your Teach On, Educator 2 Educator, ESGI Software, Get Your Lead On, and more. Nita has also written articles for publications, partnered with Peardeck to create educator resources and spoken on many podcasts. Nita loves the field of education and believes in the impact it can have on our students.
Nita is married to Michael Creekmore, Jr. and has four children. In her free time, she loves spending time with her family and friends and relaxing with a good book.