Carrie Watterson has taught fourth grade since 2022 after having previously taught second grade. With more than a decade of experience in the classroom, Watterson holds a B.S. in Elementary Education from Shorter University and an M.S. in Early Childhood Education from Kennesaw State University as well as a Gifted Endorsement, Math Endorsement, and Special Education General Curriculum Certificate (P-12). Prior to Darlington, she spent eight years at West End Elementary School, where she taught pre-K; second-grade math, science, and social studies; and third-grade math, science, and social studies. She was instrumental in the development of West End’s STEM program and served as a grade-level leader, a new teacher mentor, and as the school’s Student Support Team (SST) coordinator. She is the mother of Tripp (’25) and Annie (’28).