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Teacher of the Year

33 teachers from schools around the county gathered for the yearly program at Oak Mountain High School. Read more

News

In October, ten teachers from Chelsea and Oak Mountain Schools were named Teacher of the Year for their respective schools after being selected by their peers. Read more

Schools

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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Photo courtesy of Shelby County Schools

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

  • Shelby County Teachers of the Year

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    Shelby County Teachers of the Year

    Shelby County Teachers of the Year (from left) Amy Knight (Helena High School), Anna McEntire (Helena Middle School) and Martha Bentley (Elvin Hill Elementary)

  • Shelby County Teachers of the Year

    Leah Ingram Eagle

    Shelby County Teachers of the Year

    Shelby County Teachers of the Year

  • Shelby County High School Teacher of the Year nominees

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    Shelby County High School Teacher of the Year nominees

    Shelby County High School Teacher of the Year nominees

  • Middle School Teacher of the Year nominees

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    Middle School Teacher of the Year nominees

    Middle School Teacher of the Year nominees

  • Elementary School nominees for Shelby County Teacher of the Year.

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    Elementary School nominees for Shelby County Teacher of the Year.

    Teachers of the Year honored By LEAH INGRAM EAGLE The Shelby County Schools Teacher of the Year Celebration was held on Dec. 9 at the Fine Arts Center at Oak Mountain High School. 33 educators from schools around the county were honored as nominees, with one winner selected from each category. Kendall Williams, director Shelby County Schools Education Foundation she always enjoys this event and being able to recognize the teachers who make impact each and every day. “It’s fun reading the applications, because the teachers talk about not just the subjects they teach, but how they really get to know their students and their stories,” Williams said. “We are proud to be able to recognize them tonight.” Shelby County Schools Superintendent Dr. Lewis Brooks was on hand to pass out the awards to each teacher and said he was honored and blessed to be able to congratulate them. “This is one of the best nights we have in our district and to each teacher being honored, congratulations,” Brooks said. Elementary School Teacher of the Year nominees were: Amy Allen (Calera Elementary), Carrie Baker (Calera Intermediate), Hannah Burton (Chelsea Park), Martha Bentley (Elvin Hill), Brady Akin (Forest Oaks), Toni Redding (Helena Elementary), Randy Maxwell, Jr. (Helena Intermediate), Kristen Sanders (Inverness Elementary), William Holley (Linda Nolen Learning Center), Karen Gaurino (Montevallo), Caroline Trewhella (Mt Laurel), Carol Popwell (Oak Mtn. Elementary), Kyle Henderson (Oak Mtn. Intermediate), Keri Howard (Shelby), Margaret Battle (Vincent) and Dana Nave (Wilsonville). Middle School Teacher of the Year nominees were: Jana Lee (Chelsea), Shelly Williams (Chelsea), Samantha Pursley (Columbiana), Anna McEntire (Helena), Shelia Jett (Montevallo), Gaye McKinnon (Oak Mountain) and Timothy Junkins (Vincent). High School Teacher of the Year nominees were: Patti Waldrip (Calera), James Hill (CTEC), Noemi Blair (Chelsea), Amy Knight (Helena), Milene Panzica (Montevallo), Lindsay Thompson (New Direction), Travis Bender (Oak Mtn.), Natasha Cooper (Shelby County) and Samantha Disch (Vincent). The winners in each category were: Elementary School Teacher of the Year: Martha Bentley (Elvin Hill) Middle School Teacher of the Year: Anna McEntire (Helena) High School Teacher of the Year: Amy Knight (Helena)

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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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