Educator of the Month

Was your favorite teacher recognized as a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week in your hometown? Then vote for him or her to be honored as the statewide Educator of the Month! Just click on the photo below to cast your vote. And come back often – you can vote once every day!

Linda Trout

Sequoyah High School

What I like most about teaching: Hearing their first performance as a 7th grader & crying with them at their last performance as a Senior.

Educator of the Month

Kem Cobb

Pope Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Watching children blossom and seeing how much they change from the beginning of the year to the end.

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Rosalind Guy

Central High School

What I like most about teaching: Teaching students and forming relationships with them.

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Bridget Kallaos

Ruby Major Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Seeing my students working and laughing together while appreciating each other’s differences.

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Suzanne Terry

Morristown Hamblen High School West

What I like most about teaching: Getting to see these amazing young people discover their voices. 

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Ken Kranz

STEM School of Chattanooga

What I like most about teaching: Helping students develop skills to succeed.

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Deenia Graybeal

Holston Elementary

What I like most about teaching: When they realize they can read and spell words that just really makes my heart sing. 

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Darryl Wells

East Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Preparing students for real life scenarios. 

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Laphonda Sims

Raleigh Egypt High School

What I like most about teaching: I love seeing the fruits of my labor.

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Amber Schewe

Bethpage Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Getting to change the lives of children and watch them grow into successful citizens.

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Nicole Havert

Liberty Bell

What I like most about teaching: Seeing the kids being motivated to do something they didn't think they can do.

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Kim Jones

Ridgemont Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Having my ESL students succeed and seeing them graduate years later after being able to learn English. 

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Alison Jordan

Dexter Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love the children and the lasting relationships we build.

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Bill Leachman

Franklin High School

What I like most about teaching: I love the possibilities that exist in the interactions of the classroom.

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Daniel Arnett

Hampton High School

What I like most about teaching: Watching them learn how to put their thoughts together and make something work. 

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Linda Holley

Martin Middle

What I like most about teaching: Knowing she has made an impact in her students life all these years and seeing them grow.

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Shannon Ford

Warren County High School

What I like most about teaching: Being inspired by my students every day to be a better teacher, listener, parent, and most of all, person. 

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Julia Whitaker

Kennedy Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love watching the kids learn. 

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