Meet our third grade teachers

Annie Campbell – Third Grade Teacher
Annie Campbell is so excited to begin her 7th year teaching third grade at the Arts Based School. Her previous experiences have been at both  Brunson and Marvin Ward Elementary Schools in Winston-Salem, NC as well as elementary schools in upstate New York.  Annie is also certified in EC, AIG, and Theater Arts. She loves to integrate the arts into her teaching and feels that ABS is the best place for her to teach!  Annie lives in Kernersville with her husband Kevin and her cats, Clover & Willow.  She is an avid reader, loves photography, traveling, and bee-keeping.



Becca Lard- Third Grade Teacher

Becca is incredibly excited to be teaching third grade at ABS! She has spent the last three years teaching at Kimmel Farm Elementary in Winston-Salem. Becca graduated from the University of North Carolina, Wilmington with a degree in elementary education. When she is not teaching she enjoys being active outdoors by hiking, playing tennis, and running in obstacle course races. She cannot wait to use her creativity and passion for education to make this an incredible year for her third graders.




Ashley Tate- Third Grade Teacher
Ashley is excited to begin her first year teaching third grade! She has been teaching for the past four years. Ashley graduated from North Carolina State University with a degree in Elementary Education and a minor in Spanish. She returned to NCSU to receive her master’s in Curriculum and Instruction. She is licensed as a K-12 Reading Specialist. Ashley enjoys spending time outside with her husband, Adam, and their dog Luna. She likes to go on adventures and explore new places. Ashley loves all things Harry Potter and would love to go to Hogwarts if she could. Ashley is happy to begin her second year at Arts Based School and can’t wait to explore new topics with her students!