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Educator Of The Week

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,…

Educator of the Week: Teresa Carothers

HARDIN COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week, brought to you by the Tennessee Lottery. When Teresa Carothers was a student, she said she had a…

Educator of the Week: Karen Massengill

LEXINGTON, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week. Karen Massengill is a kindergarten teacher at Caywood Elementary in Lexington. It's the same school and even the same…

Educator of the Week: Donna Butler

TRENTON, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week. Donna Butler has been teaching for 22 years and is currently the Special Populations Teacher at Trenton Rosenwald Middle…

Educator of the Week: Heather Palmer

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It’s time to recognize this week’s Educator of the Week. This week’s nominee is Heather Palmer, an eighth grade science teacher at Northeast Middle School in Jackson.…

Educator of the Week: Chissolssi Jones

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week's nominee is Chissolssi Jones, a seventh grade English Language Arts teacher at Haywood Middle School in Brownsville. Jones says her favorite part of teaching is that it allows…

Educator of the Week: Lacy Moore

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. Lacy Moore is a virtual teacher at Sunny Hill Intermediate School in Haywood County. Moore teaches fifth grade science and social studies. She says her favorite thing about teaching is…

Educator of the Week: Lauren Hays

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week's Educator of the Week is Lauren Hays, a third through sixth grade math and reading intervention teacher at West Carroll Elementary School in Trezevant. Hays says her favorite…

Educator of the Week: Joanna Willingham

It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week's nominee is Joanna Willingham, a pre-k teacher at Denmark Elementary School in Jackson. Willingham says her favorite part of teaching is interacting with her students, finding the subjects…

Educator of the Week: Sherman Sain

HARDEMAN COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week is recognizing Sherman Sain, a second grade teacher at Bolivar Elementary School in Hardeman County. Sain says his favorite part of teaching is seeing…

Educator of the Week: Megan Fesmire

HENDERSON COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week is recognizing Megan Fesmire, an eighth grade teacher at Westover Elementary School in Henderson County. Fesmire says her favorite part of teaching is being…

Educator of the Week: Brianna Hill

MADISON, COUNTY, Tenn. -- It's time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week is recognizing Brianna Hill, a pre-k teacher at Denmark Elementary School in west Madison County. Hill says her favorite part of teaching is learning…

Educator of the Week: Phyllis Crawford

JACKSON, Tenn. -- It is time to recognize this week's Educator of the Week. This week is recognizing Phyllis Crawford, a second grade teacher at Trinity Christian Academy in Jackson. Crawford says her favorite part of teaching is her students…

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