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Teacher spotlight: Tomarra Londeree

Teacher spotlight

Tomarra Londeree

Tomarra Londeree

Tomarra Londeree is the technology facilitator at Jackson Park Elementary School.

Years teaching: 10 years

Family: I have been married to Jason Londeree for almost 5 years. We have a 2 year old, Carter, and another baby boy, Mason, expected to arrive in March.

Favorite food: French fries

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite TV show: Any of the “Housewives” shows on Bravo

Favorite book: “Oh the Places You’ll Go” by Dr. Seuss and any Eric Carle book. They are my son’s favorites, too.

Favorite movies:  “The Proposal,” The Little Mermaid,” “Dirty Dancing”

Favorite sport or team: Clemson Tigers, Atlanta Braves and Carolina Panthers

Hobbies: Shopping, spending time with family and watching all sports

Dream vacation: Hawaii or anywhere tropical

Prized possession: My iPhone. I don’t go anywhere without it.

Actor who would star in the movie of my life: Sandra Bullock

Hidden talent: I’m a great bargain shopper.

Motto: “You can do anything but not everything!” As a working mom, it’s hard balancing all the tasks of the day, but sometimes it’s ok if not everything gets done. Just breathe; the laundry will be there tomorrow.

Three words that describe me: Honest, hardworking, overachiever

Someone who inspires you: My mom. She is my best friend. She has been an exceptional role model. She is a hard-working, kind person who truly cares about everyone. She has always been an amazing mother and friend. I always say if I am half the mother my mom has been to me, then I will still be one amazing mom.

Greatest accomplishment: Being a mom. It is really is the greatest joy in life. It may not always be easy, but it is so rewarding every single day.

Favorite quote: “Why fit in when you were born to stand out.” — Dr. Seuss



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