Tina Colvin

Second Grade Teacher


Courses Taught:

Self Contained


Discipline Plan


Parent Square

We will be using a new communications platform this school year. Teachers will be trained this week.  Please refer to the DPES handbook for our school behavior plan.  Concerns will be shared through Parent Square. 

Sign up for Mrs. Finch's Sunday call out messages.  Make sure your phone number is correct in Power School.  





7:45-8:10    Homeroom/Morning Work/ Character Education/Breakfast

8:10-8:50   Rise Academy

8:50-10:40   Reading/Spelling/Language

10:43-11:06  Lunch

11:15-11:35   Reading/Math

11:40-12:20   PE/Planning

12:25-1:00   Math 

1:00-1:40  Math 

1:40-1:50  Brain Break

1:50-2:05  Snack

2:05-2:50  Science/Social Studies

2:50-3:05   Character Ed/ Pack up, Clean up, Dismiss



Tuesday  1:20-1:50     Library

Wednesday 1:50-2:35   Music/Technology

Supply List


1 canvas tote bag or backpack-no rolling bags, please

½ inch white binder with clear pocket on the outside

1 package clear page protectors

1 supply pouch-soft, clear with zipper to be kept in white binder

Ear buds/head phones

1 plastic supply box

1 composition book (journal)

1 box 24 count crayons

1 pair scissors (Fiskars)

3 glue sticks

1 pkg #2 pencils-already sharpened or disposable mechanical pencils

Cap erasers

Handheld pencil sharpener with cover if using regular pencils

3 plastic folders with pockets-orange, yellow and purple-Please do not label.

1 highlighter

4 tennis balls

Lysol or Clorox wipes

Kleenex, Paper towels, Plug In Air Freshener (optional items)

Germ X and hand soap


Boys:  1 pkg white cardstock

Girls:  1 ream colored copy paper



YMCA Water Safety $10.00

Scholastic News $10.00

Put all money in a sealed, labeled envelope.  Please put your child's name on the outside of the envelope.

* Most of the supplies are being provided by the Autauga County Board of Education.  

Wish List:  Baby wipes, Bandaids, colored copy paper, envelopes, file folders, highlighters, journals, labels, Lysol spray, plastic folders with prongs in purple, yellow and orange, plastic work boxes, plug in air fresheners-refills, Printer Cartridges for HP 61, stickers, large and tall kitchen trash bags, treasure chest items, white paper bags and plates, Zip loc bags, office chair





Education:  I have a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Auburn University in Montgomery.  I have a Master's Degree in Early Childhood Education with an emphasis in Diagnostic Reading from Auburn University in Montgomery.  


Experience: I have over 30 years of experience teaching first, second, and third grades.  I am  highly qualified.  I am trained in AMSTI Math and Science, Reading Renaissance, Alabama Reading Initiative, Alabama Agriculture in the Classroom , and Samuel III (working with EL students in the classroom).  I am a Reading Renaissance Model Classroom teacher, EL Summer School teacher and was awarded the Alabama Distinguished Service Medal.

Bio:  I grew up on a farm in Butler County.  I have lived in Prattville for 20 years.  My husband, Mark, is retired from the United States Army and currently works as an aviation consultant.  We have two sons.  Nic works at an advertising and marketing firm in Chicago and Mitchell works for Ivy Creek Health Care.  I enjoy traveling, cooking, reading, and shopping.