SC Teacher of the Year named

...as well as being a member of next year's class of Leadership South Carolina.She succeeds Darleen Sutton, a first-grade teacher at Pickens Elementary School, as Teacher of the Year.

Lauren Marisa Shea Barnes - Charles Ray Dowdy III

...member of Zeta Tau Alpha Sorority. Lauren is currently employed by the Columbia County Board of Education as a First Grade Teacher. The groom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ray Dowdy, Jr. of Harlem, Ga. He is the grandson of Mrs. Merle...

Richmond County teacher resigns after reportedly admitting neglect over bullying allegations

...writing referrals, documenting reports and notifying parents, as required by state law and district policy, the first-grade teacher told the girl to "stop being a tattle" and to "sit down, it is quiet time."The teacher's letter of resignation...

1st-grader injured; Savannah teacher suspended

SAVANNAH, Ga. -- Gould Elementary School first-grade teacher Seth Kolodny is beginning a 60-day, unpaid suspension for inappropriately handling a situation with an out of control 6-year-old...

Teacher credits upbeat style with helping her win district's highest honor

...I'm not better than anyone, but this was my year with these changing times," she said.Vanessa Patten, a first-grade teacher at Wheeless Road, has worked with Turner for about seven years. She said Turner's ability to invent strategies...

Meredith Susan Lummen - Matthew Joseph Baekelandt

...and a graduate of Southern Wesleyan University with a Masters in Education. Meredith is currently employed as a first grade teacher at Redcliffe Elementary. Mr. Baekelandt is the grandson of the late George and Lenna Kodos, and the late Earl...

Fundraising nears goal for boy needing double-lung transplant

...magic show by Chad Crews will entertain children close in age to Sawyer, said organizer Debbie Callan, Sawyer's first-grade teacher at Bel Air Elementary School."We have lots of hope that the needs are going to be met," Callan said.Several...

Bradley Hall - Jennifer Edington

...Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education. She currently is employed with the Aiken County School District as a First Grade Teacher. Mr. Hall is the grandson of Mrs. Wanda Ritter and the late Mr. James Ritter of Augusta, Ga., and the late...

Columbia County announces Teacher of the Year

...County's Teacher of the Year on Thursday night during a banquet at West Lake Country Club.With the title, the first-grade teacher at Baker Place Elementary School is now eligible to become the Georgia Teacher of the Year. Finalists for the...

Web site helps teachers earn extra money, exchange ideas

...never imagined an owl could make her $4,000.The first-grade teacher from Atlanta had used owl drawings to teach pupils...that's $400 right there."Katie Holmes, a first-grade teacher at Baker Place Elementary School and Columbia County's...