Mrs. Bowman has taught special education with the Hamilton County Department of Education since 2006. With a bachelor’s degree in Instrumental Music Education grades K-12 from Meredith College in Raleigh, NC, and a master’s degree in special education grades K-12 from University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, she has taught in self-contained, resource, and inclusive settings and co-taught an innovative split-grade classroom for several years. She also taught executive function skills and academics in a therapy setting. Mrs. Bowman achieved National Board Certification in 2012. She served as a Response to Intervention liaison in the school district and helped coordinate the RtI model in her school.
Mrs. Bowman is married to Mark and has a son, Alex (wife Samantha) and a daughter, Meredith (husband Nick) and two grandsons, Oliver and Cove. She also has various cats and dogs. She loves the outdoors, hiking, reading, and music. Her favorite “hobby” is living life, encouraging others, and sharing enthusiasm.