Reading intervention, Forge Ridge School, Claiborne County Schools
Claiborne County teacher Meagan England transitioned from an English language arts teacher to a reading interventionist, an entirely new position for her in education. Many teachers might have seen this...
Assistant Principal, Wallace A. Smith Elementary, Hamilton County Schools
For Lindsey Hagan, there are many ways to raise student achievement. “If we all integrate and collaborate to grow children emotionally, behaviorally, and academically - I believe students will go further in life,” she says.
Air Force JROTC, Maplewood High School, Metro Nashville Public Schools
Colonel Shaffer’s path in education has been shaped by her own experiences. She remembers how much her community gave to allow her to become a successful United States Air Force officer, and she teaches ROTC with the goal of supporting her students to a bright future. JROTC gives students “tools that help them become productive citizens,” she explains.
Robotics and pre-engineering, Greene Technology Center, Greeneville City Schools
Pre-engineering and robotics. Two subjects that cause intellectual cowering among even some of the highly-educated. But in Brad Gentry’s classroom, these two notoriously difficult subjects are accessible and, he argues, important for success.