Degrees and Certifications:

B.S in Special Education Master of Arts

Mrs. Downs


My name is Mrs. Downs and I am a special education teacher at Emerson Middle School! My responsibilities include: managing my caseload students and writing their IEPs, working in the resource room, and co-teaching math. I am passionate about helping students succeed in both academics and independence as we prepare students for high school and beyond. More personally, I am a huge sports fan and enjoy spending time with my family watching and attending sporting events. I also enjoy traveling, watching the Steelers, and listening to Bruce Springsteen! I have one son, Nicholas, who attends Wittenberg University in Ohio and is studying Sports Management.  I also have a daughter, Madelyn, who is married to David.  Family time is very important to me! The best way to contact me is through email:

  • Daily Schedule:

    1) Math 8+ with Mr. Colliing

    2) Math 8+ with Mr. Colliing 

    3) Resource Room

    4) Resource Room

    5) Conference

    6) Resource Room