The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC


June 17, 2013

Edgecombe County Public Schools announces 2013-2014 teachers of the year

TARBORO — Fourteen Edgecombe County Public Schools (ECPS) teachers have been chosen as the teacher of the year for their schools. Now they will compete against one another to be named Edgecombe County Teacher of the Year.

G.W. Bulluck Elementary    

Jenny Salsgiver        

G.W. Carver Elementary    

Christie Joyner        

Coker-Wimberly Elementary    

Rachel Jones        

Edge. Early College High    

Jaime Hathaway        

C.B. Martin Middle    

Billy Strother        

North Edgecombe High    

Beatrice Lyons        

W.A. Pattillo School    

Shirley Lloyd        

Phillips Middle    

Quiletta Dunston        

Princeville Elementary    

Tiffany Evans        

South Edgecombe Middle    

Megan Metzger        

SouthWest Edge. High    

Keith Parker        

Stocks Elementary    

Corey Waugaman        

Tarboro High    

Steve Alderman        

West Edgecombe Middle    

Yolanda Johnson        

Teachers of the year are chosen by a group of their peers. They must hold a state license, and have held one for more than three years. Teachers of the year must also teach at least three or more hours per day, five days a week in a classroom.

The nominees will complete a nomination packet detailing their educational history and professional development, professional biography and philosophy of teaching. The nominees must also describe how they believe they can improve and strengthen their teaching skills and how they would represent ECPS if chosen to advance to the state competition.

A committee made up of both educators and community members will review the applications and choose no more than five finalists to participate in interview with the committee.

The ECPS 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year will be announced at the annual ECPS Convocation in August 2013.

Last year’s ECPS Teacher of the Year was Amanda Evans at GW Bulluck Elementary School.

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