Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Jill Thorn


I graduated from Opelika High School in 1995.

I obtained my bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education from Troy State University in 2000.

I am Highly Qualified, according to the State of Alabama Department of Education.


2000-2001:     Morris Avenue School(Opelika, Al): substitute teacher/extended day supervising teacher

2001-2004:     Francis Elementary School(Houston, Tx): kindergarten teacher

2004-2005:     Beauregard Elementary School: 2nd/3rd grade resource teacher

2005-2015:     Beauregard Elementary School: 2nd grade teacher

2015-2017:     Beauregard Elementary School: 1st Grade teacher

2017-present   Beauregard Elementary School: Kindergarten teacher


Some "Fun Facts" About Me:

  • I was born in Fairhope, Alabama in 1977
  • I almost majored in music and changed my major to education my senior year. I do love singing, dancing, and playing piano.
  • I met my husband, Wade, at Troy State. He played full back for the Troy State Trojans. We were married in June of 2001.
  • We decided to move to Houston to begin our marriage. In the three years that we lived there, we bought a house, went to many professional sports events, and learned a great appreciation for different cultures.
  • We QUICKLY moved back to Alabama when we learned we were expecting our first child.
  • We had a beautiful daughter, Auburn Raley, in August of 2004. Our handsome son, Bryant Reese, followed in 2008.
  • We are members of Providence Baptist Church of Opelika, where I enjoy singing in the adult choir.
  • We have a Rat Terrier named Pace.
  • My husband and son are avid Alabama fans while my daughter and I root for Auburn!! It's a house divided! War Eagle!
  • Ou favorite family activities are watching our daughter play softball and volleyball, cheering on our son at football games and wrestling matches, watching movies, and spending time on beautiful Lake Martin.