February 23, 2021
Ms. Vanitta Bumpers is new to the WDE family this year, but she’s not new to education. She has over 25 years of teaching experience! As a 2nd grade teacher, Ms. Bumpers brings lots of enthusiasm and excitement to her classroom. She was born and raised in Mobile, AL and attended Mobile County Schools. She earned her undergrad degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education from the University of Alabama and a Master’s Degree in Counseling from Capella University. Ms. Bumpers always knew she wanted to be a teacher from a young age. She used to tutor neighborhood children when she was a teenager.
Here are a few fun facts about Ms. Bumpers. She was featured in Woman’s Day Magazine in 2017 as a part of their “Live Longer & Stronger” campaign. She went to New York City in November 2016 for a photo shoot for the magazine. She went back to NYC a second time in February 2017 for “The Red Dress Awards” as part of the Woman’s Day campaign and was on the set of “The Today Show”. Ms. Bumpers is also a published author! Check out her book, Ricky Rabbit Learns a Lesson”.