Meet the Fourth-Grade Teachers

Rhonda DuvallI am Rhonda Duvall. I am a graduate of Arkansas Tech University. I have been at Oakland Heights since 2015. I was a Therapeutic Foster Parent for 10 years. I love kids and I love that I get to work with them everyday.

Miranda HarrisI’m Miranda Harris. I graduated from Arkansas Tech University in the spring of 2014. I began teaching at Oakland Heights in the fall of 2014. I am part of a team that loops every year, so I get the privilege of teaching third and fourth grades. I am so proud to be a part of the Oakland Heights family.

My name is Brandie Little. I graduated from Arkansas Tech University with my bachelors in Elementary Education. I’m so excited to let my passion for teaching make an impact on my students. Outside of school, I enjoy going to the gym and spending time with my family. 

Talina TankersleyMy name is Talina Tankersley. I have received an associate degree in early childhood, bachelors in professional studies toward early childhood, and Master of Arts in teaching from Arkansas Tech University. I started teaching at Oakland Heights Elementary in 2012 as a fourth-grade teacher. I taught fourth grade for two years before I started looping from third to fourth. I am very privileged to be able to teach in a school where I attended when I was in elementary. I strive to make sure that all of my students feel loved and supported. My Oakland family will always have a special place in my heart. 

Beth TrippMy name is Laura Beth Tripp. I am a 2014 graduate of Arkansas Tech University, and am extremely excited to be teaching at Oakland Heights Elementary! I am a looping teacher for third and fourth grades. This means that I teach the same students for two years, starting in third grade. My husband, Mark, and I are both graduates of Russellville High School, and our children attend Russellville schools. I am passionate about our community, and consider it a blessing to work with children and families from our area.