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Educator Of The Week

Educator of the Week: Jennifer Chandler

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Jennifer Chandler says she had plenty of teaching influences in her family to lead her into the career field she has been…

Educator of the Week: Lindsay Humphries

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Lindsay Humphries has been teaching for five years at Northside Elementary School, and she says she loves…

Educator of the Week: Amy Gillespie

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Amy Gillespie has been teaching for over 18 years and says she always wanted to be an influence in childrens' lives, just…

Educator of the Week: Avrie Scott

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Avrie Scott is a second grade teacher at South Elementary School and says becoming a teacher has been a lifelong goal of her's. "I…

Educator of the Week: Rachel Cooper

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Rachel Cooper has been teaching at Martin Primary School for eight years now, and she says she adores her second grade class. "They're…

Educator of the Week: Terri DeWald

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Terri DeWald says communication is very important in her ninth grade history class at Lexington High School, and…

Educator of the Week: Brianna Rice

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, which is presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Brianna Rice is a third grade math teacher, and says she wanted to become a teacher because she enjoys the challenge. "I…

Educator of the Week: Matt Bean

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Matt Bean has always had a passion for history, which is why he chose to pursue a career as a history teacher.…

Educator of the Week: Lesa Plunk

It's time for this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Educator Lottery. Lesa Plunk spent 10 years working in a factory before she decided to go into teaching. Now…

Educator of the Week: Karen McGee

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Karen McGee has been a teacher for 13 years, but her love for children first began as a child while watching her…

Educator of the Week: Angela Wood

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Angela Wood found her love of both teaching and the special needs community on her first day as…

Educator of the Week: Rachel Curry

It's time to recognize this weeks educator of the week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Rachel Curry has been teaching her first grade class for five years now at Milan Elementary. "I wanted to teach first grade…

Educator of the Week: Kim Hardin

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Kim Hardin has been teaching in the Jackson-Madison County School System…

Educator of the Week: Micah Williams

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Micah Williams has known since she was a child that a career in teaching…

Educator of the Week: Kelly Rhodes

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Kelly Rhodes comes from a line of teachers in her family, but never had plans of doing it herself. "My mom was…

Educator of the Week: Kelly Crowe

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Kelly Crowe has been teaching at West Chester Elementary School for 13 years now, but she didn't start out as a teacher. "Once I…

Educator of the Week: Lauren Schraw

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. "My long-term goal was to get back here to where I grew up, where all of these teachers poured into me, and…

Educator of the Week: Megan Jones

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Megan Jones was a special education teacher at Pope Elementary, but moved away to pursue other dreams. Now she has returned to…

Educator of the Week: Jennifer Nelson

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Jennifer Nelson has been teaching at McKenzie Middle School for 13 years. She says she's known she wanted to be a teacher…

Educator of the Week: Kathy Wysiadlowski

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Kathy Wysiadlowski has been teaching at Lexington Middle School for 20 years now, but she hasn't…

Educator of the Week: April Gonzales

It's time to recognize this week's educator of the week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. April Gonzales is currently teaching at West Carroll Elementary School, but she didn't start her teaching career until later in life. "I'm…

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.┬áNow 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…

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