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Teacher of the Month: Sydney Owens, Wetumpka Elementary School

Sydney Owens is being recognized for her dedication and hard work as a first-year teacher at Wetumpka Elementary School. She chose to teach at Wetumpka Elementary because she fell in […]


Teacher of the Month: Carissa Gibbons, Saint James School

In 2017, Carissa Gibbons toured Saint James School in an effort to secure the best education for her son, Jacob. Immediately, she connected to the spirit and excellence of Saint […]

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Teacher of the Month: Thomas Smith, Prattville High School

Prattville High School has a teacher who touches the lives of many students daily. Thomas Smith shares that Prattville marked a significant shift, representing his first venture into a “traditional” […]

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Teacher of the Month: Jessi Hayes, Hooper Academy

Jessi Hayes played all sports growing up and desired to be a coach because of her love for sports. She played basketball at Huntingdon College and loved volleyball, too. Not […]

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Teacher of the Month: Jammie Phillips, McKee Middle School

From a young age, Jammie Phillips knew she loved music and wanted to pursue her passion. Her love for musical instruments led her to become the band director at McKee […]

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Teacher of the Month: Emma Boatner, Prattville Elementary School

When you think of new and seasoned teachers, you think of someone who radiates positivity, passion, and purpose. And that’s what Emma Boatner brings to Prattville Elementary School. When she […]

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Teacher of the Month: Freida Gatewood, Montgomery Christian School

After retiring from teaching for the state for three decades, Freida Gatewood was searching for her next career. Her niece, familiar with Montgomery Christian School, suggested she contact the director/principal […]

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Teacher of the Month: Leah McAlister, Redland Middle School

Leah McAlister teaches 7th and 8th grade at Redland Middle School. She graduated from Auburn University in Montgomery in 2014 with a Bachelor’s in Childhood Education. She has completed her […]

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Teacher of the Month: David Gomez, George Washington Carver High

Twenty-five years ago, David Gomez walked into the hallowed halls of George Washington Carver High School and began his teaching journey to impact the young minds of our future. Mr. […]

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Teacher of the Month: Teshia Brown, Halcyon Elementary School

When you think of a preschool teacher, some things that come to mind are nurturing, encouraging, and engaging. They are the first teachers to make an impact on children and […]

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