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!

Chris Cherry

Scotts Hill High School

What I like most about teaching: My favorite part about teaching is seeing my students grow up and move off into college and eventually the real world.

Educator of the Month

Trina Leasure

Andrew Jackson Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Seeing my students faces when the walk through the door. They always greet me with a smile.

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Ann Marie McGhee

St. Ann Catholic School

What I like most about teaching: I love helping students learn!

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Diana Parmley

Tusculum Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Creating a learning environment where students can be themselves is the greatest thing about teaching!

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Mike Thomas

Morristown West High

What I like most about teaching: I find reward in seeing the faces and sharing in the emotions of the students when they have a top notch performance.

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Beverley Jordan

Barger Academy of Fine Arts

What I like most about teaching: Teaching these children because it opens a new world. It's not for wimps, but you care and make it fun as well!

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Crystie Austin

Denmark Elementary School

What I like most about teaching: Seeing my students each and every day along with the ability to devote my time to them.

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Becky Taylor

Idlewild Elementary

What I like most about teaching: Inspiring children to love being life long learners.

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Diane Blackwell

Hillsboro School

What I like most about teaching: When a child finally figures out a problem they have been struggling with. I love to hear a kid say, “Oh now it makes sense.”

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Amber Hicks

Dupont Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love watching my students learn and grow, showing them how they will use the things they are learning in their lives.

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Angela Farlow

Martin Middle School

What I like most about teaching: Seeing my students each and every day along with the ability to teach them to become good decision makers.

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Shyrill Vickers

Kate Bond Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love when I see the smile come on a face as they learn to read.

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Jaamal Haywood

Valor Collegiate Academy

What I like most about teaching: It is a privilege to help my students develop their talents and achieve their dreams.

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Jose Otero

Normal Park Upper School

What I like most about teaching: I get to talk about my culture, share language, teach music, and I love helping kids.

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Rhonda Brown

Oakshire Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love preparing students for a successful future.

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Sylina Jones

Carnes Optional Elementary

What I like most about teaching: I love being able to give students a strong foundation.

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