Class Notes



Nataleigh Timberlake Carscaddon writes that this has been a season of big life changes. She and her husband, Zack, welcomed their first child into their family in October 2020 through a beautiful adoption process. Carscaddon shares that her son is so fun and such a blessing to her family. Carscaddon also made a big career shift in March 2021 and is now working for a custom home builder in Raleigh, N.C. She notes that it’s been so fun to learn a new trade and get all of the latest home trend ideas to DIY as well. Life is good, and she is looking forward to what’s ahead!

After teaching theatre design in South Dakota for three years, Jordan Jaked Carrier moved back to the Atlanta Metropolitan area with her husband and son last May. In the fall of 2020, she taught classes in narrative-driven digital textile design as a guest artist for costume design graduate students at New York University and University of Georgia. She is currently working as a specialty costumer on the CW show Legacies.

Heather Ayers Fowler became a National Board Certified Teacher in December 2020.

Brittany Frieson received the 2021 American Association of Applied Linguistics Outstanding Dissertation Award. Frieson was also awarded third finalist for the 2020 International Literacy Association Timothy and Cynthia Shanahan Outstanding Dissertation Award.