Bleckley school system announces Teacher of the Year. | Best Of
The Bleckley school system announced Monday that Tanya Rogers was the system wide Teacher of the Year. Rogers is a retiring third grade teacher at Bleckley Elementary. She received the honor at the system convocation May 29.
School level teachers of the year are selected by their peers while the system wide TOTY is chosen by an outside committee of educators who the packets, observe in the teachers’ classrooms, and conduct an interview with the candidates. The teacher with the highest composite score is selected system teacher of the year.
Rogers was quoted from her packet saying “I know that enthusiasm for learning is contagious! If I teach with passion, the children will be enthusiastic about learning as well. The key to successful learning is to instill a sense of curiosity in every student at any level of ability.”
As part of presentation, Rogers received a plaque from superintendent Dr. Charlotte Pipkin, $100 from Jackie Bowen from the State Bank of Cochran, and a gift from Bruce Farman from Lincoln Financial.