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Round Three Winners of the Innovation in Teaching Competition Named

February 5, 2014 9:45am (EST)
Seven winners were chosen for the Innovation in Teaching Competition.
Seven winners were chosen for the Innovation in Teaching Competition.

Seven teachers have been chosen for Round Three of the Innovation in Teaching Competition, announced Governor Deal.

The competition awards teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies with a $2,000 stipend. The winning teachers' school also receives a $5,000 grant. In addition, GPB films the winning educators teaching in their classrooms and makes the videos available to other educators as teaching resources.

Round Three winners are as follows:

Lindsay Bowley

Eighth Grade, English Language Arts

Creekland Middle School, Cherokee County

Bynikini Frazier

First Grade, English Language Arts

Sarah Mills Hodge Elementary School, Chatham County Schools

Jan Moore

Third Grade, English Language Arts, Mathematics, and Social Studies

Holsenbeck Elementary School, Barrow County Schools

Amy Palermo

Sixth Grade, English Language Arts

River Trail Middle School, Fulton County Schools

Lindsey Rhodes

Kindergarten,English Language Arts and Science

Sugar Hill Elementary, Hall County Schools

Victoria Sinco

Fifth Grade, Mathematics

Avery Elementary School, Cherokee County Schools

Brian Swanagan

Ninth-Twelth Grades, Mathematics

Floyd County Schools College and Career Academy

To learn more about the Innovation Fund, please click HERE.

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