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Teacher of the Year

Vickey Bailey

Photo from Chelsea Park Elementary School website

Vickey Bailey is the Elementary Teacher of the Year for District 3 of the state school board. Read more

Chelsea Schools

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The Shelby County school system recognized its top educators for the year at the annual Teachers of the Year ceremony Dec. 3 at Oak Mountain High School. Read more

Schools

Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photos by Jon Anderson

A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. Read more

Hoover Schools

Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photo by Jon Anderson

The winners were Carol McLaughlin, a second-grade teacher at Greystone and Lincoln Clark, a science teacher at Berry. Read more

Hoover Schools

Paul McEwan

Photo by Jon Anderson

The pool will be narrowed to four finalists soon, and a winner is expected to be announced on May 10. Read more

Schools

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Photos courtesy of Shelby County Schools.

Since she wasn’t always strong in math, Jackson said she believes it gives her an advantage as a teacher because she knows her students feel frustrated and defeated. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

Melody Greene Paul McEwan

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

Melody Greene teaches fourth grade at Greystone Elementary and Paul McEwan teaches science at Hoover High. Read more

Hoover Schools

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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Board of Education.

Winning Shelby County High School Teacher of the Year was an honor for Amanda Bittinger, but the real honor came from her students’ support. Read more

Schools

Kathryne Flippo Vinny Chiaramonte

Photos courtesy of Hoover City Schools

One teaches kindergarten, the other computer science Read more

Hoover Schools

Liberty Park Middle School hosted a Middle School Summit. Read more

Schools

Brooke Izurieta has been named Liberty Park Middle School’s nominee for Alabama Teacher of the Year. Read more

Liberty Park Schools

Amy Holmes was selected as Mt Laurel Elementary School’s 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year. Read more

Chelsea Schools

Chamber names Students, Educators of the Year

Photo by Jeff Thompson

On April 30, the Greater Shelby Chamber of Commerce recognized its 2013-2014 Students and Educators of the year. Three of the four selected attend or teach at schools on the U.S. 280 corridor. Read more

News

Two members of the Oak Mountain Elementary (OMES) faculty and staff were recently recognized for their dedication, commitment and service to the school. Read more

Oak Mountain Schools

Spain Park High School’s Cheryl Morrow, a social studies teacher and instructional leader, has been named Alabama’s Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the Social Studies Council of Alabama (SSCA). Read more

Hoover Schools

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year as she works with first-graders at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, at right, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. At left is Stacey Stocks, the principal at Greystone Elementary School, one of three schools where Darroch works.

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    Hoover school officials surprise technology coach Karen Darroch with the news that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, second from left, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Others in the photo, from left, are Greystone Elementary Principal Stacey Stocks, Superintendent Kathy Murphy, Greystone Assistant Principal Sherita Williams and Autumm Jeter, director of curriculum and instruction.

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, third from left on front row, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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