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!

Robert Beam

Fulton High

What I like most about teaching: The ability to watch my students grow into young men and ladies, and seeing them realize their potential.

Educator of the Month

Kim Duncan

Scotts Hill Elementary

What I like most about teaching: My students and the ability to teach math to them whether it be through singing or other modes of teaching.

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David Hazlett

McGavock High School

What I like most about teaching: I love seeing invested and hard-working students develop a true passion for music that drives them to be the best.

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Brandon Moore

Morristown Hamblen East High

What I like most about teaching: Teaching my students lessons which build a strong character and work ethic and seeing them succeed.

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Jessica Barker

Gibson County High School

What I like most about teaching: My interaction with students, and the ability to teach them new things which they take with them in their careers and life.

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Sharon Burchett

White House Heritage Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Knowing my job makes a huge impact on the academic, emotional, social, and creative development of each child.

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Jeff Davis

Rockwood High

What I like most about teaching: When I see an idea really sink in for a student, I feel I am accomplishing something that will benefit them later on in life.

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Dana Storey

E L Ross Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love finding out what children are good at. I love the first time they raise their hands or want to come up to the front.

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Judy Brandeburg

Briarwood School

What I like most about teaching: My students and watching them grow

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Stephanie Turner

Bradley Academy

What I like most about teaching: The student’s energy and excitement as I provide a loving, nurturing, and engaging learning environment.

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Sandra Billings

Rockwood High

What I like most about teaching: Working with students as they learn about science concepts and realize that science applies to their everyday lives.

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Marilyn Spikard

Soddy-Daisy Middle School

What I like most about teaching: I love working with children. I could make more money working in the technology field, but I have to work with children.

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Amanda Brooks

Finley Elementary

What I like most about teaching: My students and being able to make an impact on their lives in and out of the classroom

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Natasha Montgomery

Guild Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: I love it when "the light bulb goes off" and a struggling student can finally feel successful. It makes that day sweet!

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Kristine Ellerd

Cedar Bluff Elementary

What I like most about teaching: The close relationships I have with my students and when they come back and tell me how much they miss me!

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Andy Nichols

East Brainerd Intermediate

What I like most about teaching: You really get a chance to invest into a kid's life; it is such a joy to put info into a life when they appreciate it so much.

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Brandi Stroecker

Maxine Smith Steam Academy

What I like most about teaching: How students challenge each other and myself to be creative and push through the learning process.

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Dani Avery

Bolton High School

What I like most about teaching: The children!

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DeQuala Garrett

Arlington Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I really love when a child comes back and remembers what we've learned and how I've impacted their lives.

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Susan Rogalski

Christ The King Lutheran School

What I like most about teaching: Learning from the kids each day.

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