Bells Teacher Named Educator of the Month

7 Eyewitness News Staff

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Bells Elementary School teacher Darlene Palmer has been chosen as the Tennessee Education Lottery Educator of the Month for October.

Palmer, who is now in her 20th year of teaching, says she loves teaching kindergarten because of the progress she sees throughout the year. She also enjoys it because she says she has the opportunity to instill a love for learning in her students.

To qualify for Educator of the Month, an educator must first be recognized as an Educator of the Week. To nominate your favorite educator for the weekly award handed out by WBBJ-TV, email your nomination to


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