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22 teachers selected for TN Educator Fellowship

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NASHVILLE, TN (AP) - The State Collaborative on Reforming Education has selected 22 teachers for the first Tennessee Educator Fellowship.

The program gives educators an opportunity to learn and communicate about student-focused education policy issues.

The class includes teachers of nine different subjects who work in urban, suburban, and rural schools and traditional and charter schools across Tennessee.

The fellows will learn about and advocate for policies, practices, and systems that impact educator effectiveness and student achievement.

They will have their first seminar on Sept. 19-20 in Nashville.

The 2014-15 Tennessee Educator Fellows are:
  • Jon Alfuth, 10th-grade geometry teacher at the Soulsville Charter School in Shelby County Schools
  • Jarred Amato, eighth-grade English teacher at Jere Baxter Middle School in Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Jonathan Bolding, grades 5-8 gifted education teacher at Robertson Academy in Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Lisa Choate, grades 9-12 math teacher at Cannon County High School in Cannon County Schools
  • Paul Dean, grades 9-12 JROTC teacher at Ooltewah High School in Hamilton County Schools
  • Kristian Dennison, seventh-grade math teacher at Wright Middle School in Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Cathy Ginel, seventh-grade science teacher at Robertsville Middle School in Oak Ridge City Schools
  • Jason Hilbelink, seventh-grade math and science teacher at W.H. Oliver Middle School in Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Valerie  Love, grades 9-12 math teacher at Dobyns-Bennett High School in Kingsport City Schools
  • Tamera Malone, grades 4-6 special education teacher at Aspire Public Schools in the Achievement School District
  • Amy Kate McMurry, second-grade teacher at Kenrose Elementary School in Williamson County Schools
  • Jeffrey Mister, eighth-grade math teacher at Airways Middle School in Shelby County Schools
  • Brian Moffitt, grades 7-8 social studies teacher at Black Oak Elementary School in Obion County Schools
  • Adam Moss, fifth-grade math teacher at Arnold Memorial Elementary School in Cleveland City Schools
  • Ryan Murphey, grades 9-12 English teacher at Maplewood Comprehensive High School in Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Valeta Norris, grades 9-12 English teacher at Central High School in Knox County Schools
  • Michelle Perrigin, 12th-grade English teacher at Arlington High School in Arlington Community Schools
  • Peter Tang, seventh-grade math teacher at Kate Bond Middle School in Shelby County Schools.
  • Derek Voiles, seventh-grade English teacher at Lincoln Heights Middle School in Hamblen County Schools
  • Kayleigh Wettstein, third-grade teacher at J.E. Moss Elementary School in Metro Nashville Public Schools
  • Kathryn Wisinger, grades 6-12 English language learners teacher at DeKalb County Middle School and DeKalb County High School in DeKalb County Schools
  • Lori Ann Wright, grades 9-12 theatre arts teacher at Unicoi County High School in Unicoi County Schools

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