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Marilyn Gatlin


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Contact Info:

Work Phone:

903 674-3137

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About Me

Educational History:

I graduated from Detroit High School in 1970.  I attended PJC for two years and graduated in 1972.  I graduated from East Texas State University in Commerce in 1974 .

Degrees and Certifications:

I earned a Bachelor of Art degree in Elementary Education with a Kindergarten endorsement.


Professional Development:

I attended GT updates in the summer of 2018.

Current Position:

I started teaching at Detroit ISD in 1974.  I taught for four years.  In 1978 I had my first son and then two more sons. I did not teach for seven years.  My second son and I started to Kindergarten together in 1985.  This will be my 38th year to teach Kindergarten at Detroit.

Previous Position:

All my teaching experience has been at Detroit in Kindergarten. I have taught VBS many years with this age group. I currently teach Sunday School and AWANAS for Kindergarten. 

Family Information:

 I am married to Jim Gatlin. We were married in 1974.  We have three sons and five grandchildren.  I have one grandson that attends Detroit Middle School and one grandson that is a Freshman at Detroit. My three sons graduated from Detroit also.

Personal Information:

I enjoy reading and collecting children stories.  I like to work jigsaw puzzles.  I enjoy attending my grandchildren’s sporting and school events. I  also like working with my church family.