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Dancing and Celebrating our Teacher of the Year

October 21, 2014

We have amazing teachers here in Atlanta Public Schools.  Last night I had the honor of celebrating our elementary, middle & high school Teacher of the Year finalists and winner at our annual award ceremony.  Elementary School Teacher of the Year Kesha Payne, third-grade teacher at Warren T. Jackson Elementary School, Jayongela Wilder, drama teacher…

Best of the Best: Three Finalists Named for APS 2014-2015 Districtwide Teacher of the Year

October 5, 2014

I am excited to announce the district’s three finalist for APS Teacher of the Year.  All of our teachers work tirelessly throughout the year, but these three, according to their peers, deserve a special honor.  Elementary School Teacher of the Year Kesha Payne – Teacher, Grade 3 Warren T. Jackson Elementary School  Middle School Teacher…