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Amie Sins

Amie Sins serves as the principal at West Hancock Elementary. Mrs. Sins holds a
Specialist’s Degree in Educational Leadership from William Carey University, a Master’s Degree
in Elementary Education from William Carey University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary
Education from Northwestern State University, Louisiana. She served as the assistant principal
at West Hancock Elementary for the 2021-2022 school year. Prior to that, she taught 7th grade
Science at Hancock Middle School from 2009-2021 and served as Chair for the Science
Department, was a member of the school’s leadership team, sponsored student activities such
as SeaPerch, Future Business Leaders of America, and Science Quiz Bowl. Mrs. Sins also
taught 6th grade Math and Science at HMS from 2003-2006. During that time, she helped coach
the HMS and HHS girls’ volleyball teams and the HHS girls’ soccer team. Mrs. Sins initially
began her teaching career at Coast Episcopal School in Pass Christian in 2002.

Amie enjoys spending her summers facilitating workshops. In 2012, she was recruited
by Mississippi EPSCoR to develop curriculum and facilitate an outreach program aimed at
motivating teachers and developing their efficacy. Mississippi EPSCoR is a collaborative project
among the research institutions in Mississippi, and consists of Jackson State University,
Mississippi State University, the University of Mississippi, and the University of Southern
Mississippi. In 2017, Mrs. Sins presented her work with Mississippi EPSCoR at the Mississippi
Science Teachers Association’s annual conference.

Mrs. Sins considers herself a life-long learner. Her mission is to continue to grow
professionally and to positively impact the students she serves. She stated, “In 2020, I
recognized that as a teacher I was limited to the student population I could directly impact, so I
decided to go into administration to affect more students in a positive way.”