Trichi Murphy

Science/Math Tutor 


“From an administrator’s perspective, she ranks in the top five percent of all teachers I have ever worked with. Her ability to motivate others is present in all that she does. She works with students beyond the classroom in order to push them to excel academically.”

Carl Michael Day
former administrator          Laurel High School


 “My ability to motivate students and share a love of learning fosters a successful classroom environment. ...I would welcome becoming part of  your team of educators”

Trichi Murphy

Professional Profile

Eager to bring twenty-first century technology into the classroom by using a combination of educational experience and knowledge coupled with an eagerness to seek out, learn, and use new teaching strategies as well as technology in order to facilitate a successful classroom environment.

·        Currently seeking a Doctorate Degree in Educational Leadership, holds a Specialist Degree in Instructional Leadership, a Masters of Mathematics Education, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics.

·        Experienced in use of the Internet, technological devices such as ActivInspire, Mimio, ELMO, and Turning Point as well as educational and other computer software.

·        Well versed in cooperative learning, differentiated instruction, questioning techniques, data-driven instruction, flexible grouping, and many more teaching strategies.

Education, Honors, and Certifications


M.S. Mathematics Education

William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS 39440

Bachelor of Science Mathematics

William Carey University, Hattiesburg, MS 39440

Kappa Mu Epsilon Honor Society Member


Provisional Certifications

MS State (A Licensure) Secondary Education, Mathematics, (7-12)  2006-2011

MS State (AA Licensure) Secondary Education, Mathematics, (7-12)  2011-2016

MS State (AAA Licensure) Secondary Education, Mathematics (7-12) 2016-Present

Key Qualifications

Specialist degree plus 18 hours graduate mathematics and Certified in Secondary Mathematics (grades 7-12)

Plan and instruct each lesson using a wide variety of teaching aids, motivational and implementation strategies to engage students in active learning.

Develop curriculum and pacing guides for various mathematics classes.

Implement technological and research based approaches to subject material.

Computer Skills

·         Software: Microsoft Windows® , WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Excel, Exam View, Promethean, ActivInspire, Mimio, and Turning Point Technologies

·         Working knowledge of the Internet



Professional Development in Education

·         Algebra I, II Teacher  August 2013-present

Mount Olive High School, Mt. Olive, MS    

Developed curriculum guide and taught all Algebra 1 and Algebra 2 for the entire high school. Achieved record scores including 0% minimum on state achievement tests.

·         Algebra II Teacher      September 2012-May 2013

Hattiesburg High School, Hattiesburg, MS

Taught algebra 2 classes for the majority of the high school and responsible for Math ACT review of Juniors.

·         Algebra I Teacher        August 2009-2012

Laurel High School, Laurel, MS     

Developed curriculum guide and taught all algebra 1 for the entire high school. More than tripled the QDI during time at the school.

·         7th and 8th Grade Pre-Algebra  August  2006 – December 2008

N.R.Burger Middle School, Hattiesburg, MS

Instructed a variety of mathematics courses on 7th and 8th grade level and prepared students to take the MCT.

Professional Affiliations

•        National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

•        Mississippi Professional Educators

•        Kappa Mu Epsilon

•        William Carey University Alumni Chapter of Covington County (Vice President)