Mrs. McCants was raised in Castleberry, Al and is a proud 1999 graduate of Hillcrest High School in Evergreen, Al. She obtained her bachelor of Science degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry from The University of South Alabama in Mobile, Al. She also has her master of Science degree in Instructional Leadership from Jacksonville State University.
Her educational experience includes teaching science at Mobile County Training School and serving as the Title I Facilitator. She has also taught pre-IB biology, honors biology, genetics, and AP environmental science at Murphy High School in Mobile Al. Mrs. McCants has also served as Murphy High School's summer school administrator.
Some of her accomplishments include: Mobile County Training School's 2007-2008 and 2008-2009 Teacher of the Year, 2007-2008 National Science Teachers Association Amgen Associate Fellow, 2008-2009 National Science Teachers Association Amgen Fellow.
She is married to teacher/coach/professional guitarist Eric McCants. They have a six year old daughter, Zaiden Marie and a 20 month old son Zac.