Crystal Harper

Board of Directors, Middle School Director

Crystal E. Harper is currently an ESL (English as a Second Language) teacher at Hickory Ridge Middle.  In addition to serving as association representative for her school, Crystal is the coordinator of the M-SCEA Emerging Leaders Academy.  She is also a member of Superintendent Hopson’s Teacher Advisory Council.  Crystal has taught in Japan and the Czech Republic and has done mission work in Haiti.  Crystal holds a B.A. in American Studies and English from Trinity College (Hartford, CT) and M.A. in Communication and Education from the University of Memphis. She is a product of the Memphis City Schools and graduated from East High in 1990 with honors. Crystal is very passionate about education, literacy, legislation, and teacher policy, and she loves to give back to her home and school community.