Degrees and Certifications:
Bachelor of Music - Appalachian State University Master of Music - East Carolina University National Board Certification EA/YA Music
After graduating from Appalachian State University, Mrs. Whitford began her career in 2004 at Havelock High School as the Associate Director of Music. This position included co-teaching High School Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Vocal Ensemble and Freshman Chorus. While teaching in Havelock she received her National Board Certification in Early Adolescence/Young Adulthood Music. In 2009, Mrs. Whitford became the new Director of Bands at H.J. MacDonald Middle School. In 2014 she earned her Masters of Music from East Carolina University. She is married to Ashley Whitford and they are currently enjoying life in New Bern with their cat, Jessie, and their dog, Basil.