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Fifth Grade

Lacey Palmer

Lacey Palmer is so excited to be teaching 5th grade at Julia Green this year! She is originally from Maine where she attended the University of Maine at Farmington and received a degree in Education and Psychology. She moved to North Carolina where she taught 3rd, 4th and 5th grade for 10 years. Nashville became her home about 6 and ½ years ago and has taught 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th. She has always had a passion for helping others and enjoys watching her students succeed!  When she is not working, she enjoys exercising, being outdoors, attending sporting events and concerts, playing golf, traveling, and making memories with family and friends. 


Crystal Keefe

Crystal Keefe is excited to be joining the 5th Grade team at JG! She moved to Nashville from Raleigh, NC in 2021, and this will be her 10th year teaching. As a military child, she grew up living around the world and many different places in the United States, and she is happy to now call Nashville home! She earned a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education from the University of Delaware and a master's degree in Educational Psychology from the University of Virginia. Ms. Keefe is passionate about helping all students discover their dreams and providing them with the tools to chase those dreams. She loves cooking, spending time outside, reading, and doing anything creative!

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