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Educator Of The Week

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…

Educator of the Week: Tommy Cepparulo

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  One former police officer took his talents to the classroom. Tommy…

Educator of the Week: CheTerra Rogers

MADISON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  CheTerra Rogers is a Jackson native who is starting her…

Educator of the Week: Minnie Reed

HAYWOOD COUNTY, Tenn. -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Minnie Reed is a librarian at Sunny Hill Intermediate School in…

Educator of the Week: Crystal McCarley

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn -- It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Crystal McCarley is a kindergarten teacher at Beaver Elementary School in…

Educator of the Week: Leigh Ann Skaggs

CHESTER COUNTY, Tenn. --  It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  Leigh Ann Skaggs is an 11th grade English teacher and literacy coach…

Educator of the Week: Denise Reynolds

It’s time for this week’s Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery.  “It was a dream that I had from being young actually, and I had some…

Educator of the Week: Tina Anderson

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Education Lottery. "The moment that I decided I wanted to teach, there was no turning back,"…

Educator of the Week: Vanesa Dawkins

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Vanesa Dawkins is an educator at Nova Early Learning Center in Jackson. She says she is a…

Educator of the Week: Cynthia Duncan

SELMER, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Cynthia Duncan teaches 7th grade Reading and Language Arts at Selmer Middle School. After school she also act as the middle…

Educator of the Week: Teresa Smith

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Teresa Smith teaches science and social studies at Alexander Elementary. She got her…

Educator of the Week: Cassie Cupples

HENDERSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Chester County Middle School teacher Cassie Cupples said an educator who was an…

Educator of the Week: Charlencia Taylor

HUMBOLDT, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. Charlencia Taylor has been a teacher for five years now. She got her…

Educator of the Week: Lindsay Brady

GIBSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, presented by the Tennessee Education Lottery. This week's educator is Lindsay Brady, a teacher who has dedicated many…

Educator of the Week: Elizabeth Clark

MCLEMORESVILLE, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Elizabeth Clark originally planned to be a nurse. However, after spending time…

Educator of the Week: Sally Rogers

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Meet Sally Rogers, a first grade teacher at University School of Jackson.…

Educator of the Week: Chasity Fields

MILAN, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Chastity Fields is adjusting to her new teaching role at Milan Elementary School this…

Educator of the Week: Doug Wede

ALAMO, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. After spending years working in management at a food plant, Doug Wede…

Educator of the Week: Kimberly Larkins

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. Kimberly Larkins is a first grade cyber teacher at Thelma Barker Elementary,…

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