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.

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...

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...

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...

Rollins educator learned, taught in same classroom

Rollins Elementary School first-grade teacher Tina Harn has a special connection to her classroom, and it's not just because she's been teaching there for 29 years.Her...

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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...

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...

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...

School year under way in Columbia County

...she had a good summer, she's ready to get back into the classroom and learn "how to count by three."For first-grade teacher Katie Homes, the first day gives her the chance to build one-on-one relationships with her new pupils...

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...