Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Morales

Hi, my name is Susan Morales and I am so excited to be your Kindergarten teacher! It’s going to be a fantastic year full of learning and exploring. I can’t wait to learn all about you.


I grew up here in Jacksonville and graduated from Southwest. High School. I received my Bachelors in Elementary Education. In May of 2009 from UNCW and also added Special Education to my teaching degree.

I have a wonderful son and daughter that keep me very busy. I have a child with "Special Needs", which fuels my passion for nurturing and teaching children. This is my 6th  year teaching at Stateside. I love working with children and watching them grow. I am so glad I get to be your child's teacher and I can’t wait to see what the year has in store for us!


I graduated from Coastal Carolina Community College in 1998 with an Associate in Applied Science (Paralegal Degree). Much later in life I decided to go back to school in order to pursue a teaching degree. I attended Coastal Community College and graduated with an Associate in Elementary Education. I then transferred to the University of North Carolina at Wilmington in May 2009 I graduated with a Bachelor in Elementary Eductation and also added Special Education to my teaching degree.