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Educator Of The Week

Educator of the Week: Jeffrey Evers

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Jeffrey Evers didn't originally have plans to go into education in college,…

Educator of the Week: Kaitlen Lifsey

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Kaitlen Lifsey has been teaching English at Milan High School for seven years, but her love for English started years before that.…

Educator of the Week: Jodi Duncan

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Jodi Duncan has been teaching at Westover Elementary School for over seven years now. "I teach science and social studies, and I…

Educator of the Week: Kim Hosea

It's time now to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Kim Hosea has been teaching for over 20 years, but says it was the career who chose her. "I think teaching…

Educator of the Week: Jennifer McVay

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. "I knew when I was about 10-years-old that I wanted to be a teacher one day, and that love has just grown…

Educator of the Week: Katrina Hill

It's time now to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Katrina Hill started her career as an accountant at Lane College. Now she's teaching math to her fourth grade class at Alexander…

Educator of the Week: Clayton Morris

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. After teaching science in Kentucky for six years, Clayton Morris is returning…

Educator of the Week: Joshua Adkins

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Joshua Adkins started his career in nursing, but switched to education a few years ago. He adds that there are no regrets.…

Educator of the Week: Cedric Crisp

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Cedric Crisp is entering his ninth year as a principal at Whiteville Elementary School, but says being principal wasn't his goal. "I…

Educator of the Week: Sherri Brawner

WEAKLEY COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week , brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Sherri Brawner has been teaching for over 25 years now, and she says she has learned a…

Educator of the Week: Amanda Sims

MILAN, Tenn. -- It's time for this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Amanda Sims is a kindergarten teacher at Milan Elementary School, and she says she is thankful for what she does.…

Educator of the Week: Caitlyn Elder-Young

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week , brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Caitlyn Elder-Young has been teaching second grade at Arlington Elementary School for five years now. "I have been here since college, and…

Educator of the Week: Andrew Johnson

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week , brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Andrew Johnson is bringing some chemistry to his classroom at Chester County High School, and he's loving what he does. "I have…

Educator of the Week: Elizabeth Clark

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. — It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Elizabeth Clark has been teaching first graders for five years at…

Educator of the Week: Vicky James

HENDERSON COUNTY, -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week , brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Vicky James is a kindergarten teacher at Westover Elementary School, teaching where she once attended. "What I love…

Educator of the Week: Tiffany Nelson

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. "From the day I stepped in student teaching, I love Maury City. I am from Crockett County,…

Educator of the Week: Gregory Vinson

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week , brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Gregory Vinson is a behavior teacher at Trenton Elementary. He says teaching is something…

Educator of the Week: Marianne Goff

It's time now to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Marianne Goff is a fourth grade math teacher at Caywood Elementary School in…

Educator of the Week: Susan Menard

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Susan Menard started teaching in Chicago, Illinois, where she worked for more than 30 years. In 2016, she moved to Jackson, where she continued to…

Educator of the Week: Joy Raines

CARROLL COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Joy Raines is a kindergarten teacher at Huntingdon Primary School in Carroll County. She taught second grade for 16…

Educator of the Week: Michelle McPeake

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  "Actually I started substitute teaching in special education. I was not…

Educator of the Week: Celeste Osgood

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Celeste Osgood started her nursing career after graduating college. Soon after,…

Educator of the Week: Brandon Doyle

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Brandon Doyle is a chemistry and physics teacher at Peabody High…

Educator of the Week: Abby Spraggins

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Abby Spraggins is a preschool teacher at Alamo City School…

Educator of the Week: Donna Tate

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Donna Tate is a 7th and 8th grade math teacher…

Educator of the Week: Jennifer Alford

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Jennifer Alford has only been teaching for three years.…

Educator of the Week: Ashley Tomlin

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Ashley Tomlin always knew that she wanted to help people with disabilities. Her mother first encouraged her to be…

Educator of the Week: Julia Adams

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Julia Adams has taught across West Tennessee for over 30…

Educator of the Week: Linda Webb

TRENTON, Tenn --- It’s time to nominate this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Linda Webb didn’t start her career in education. She worked…

Educator of the Week: Mechelle Naylor

CROCKETT COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Mechelle Naylor is one educator who is well traversed in…

Educator of the Week: Anna King Cole

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Anna King Cole is a fourth grade science and social studies…

Educator of the Week: James Nesbitt

HENRY COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  “Many people like to ask me, 'Mr. Nesbitt, when are you…

Educator of the Week: Hannah Byrd

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Hannah Byrd is currently a seventh grade math teacher at Haywood…

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