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    Former Tuskegee student inspires next generation as teacher

    Former Tuskegee student inspires next generation as teacher

    Monday, February 19 2018 2:57 PM EST2018-02-19 19:57:44 GMT
    Angela Baker is a 7th grader English teacher at Tuskegee Institute Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News).Angela Baker is a 7th grader English teacher at Tuskegee Institute Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    One educator in Tuskegee is giving her students the tools to see their potential while also sparking their creative side

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    One educator in Tuskegee is giving her students the tools to see their potential while also sparking their creative side

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    Wholeheartedly devoted to the learning process at Wrights Mill Road

    Wholeheartedly devoted to the learning process at Wrights Mill Road

    Monday, February 12 2018 5:11 PM EST2018-02-12 22:11:06 GMT
    Laura Collard is a 3rd grade teacher at Wrights Mill Road Elementary School in Auburn (Source: WSFA 12 News).Laura Collard is a 3rd grade teacher at Wrights Mill Road Elementary School in Auburn (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    Each student in a classroom is like a puzzle piece... one educator in Lee County works to put the pieces of her classroom together to build a strong community of kids.

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    Each student in a classroom is like a puzzle piece... one educator in Lee County works to put the pieces of her classroom together to build a strong community of kids.

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    Hitting all the right notes at Wetumpka Middle School

    Monday, February 5 2018 11:33 PM EST2018-02-06 04:33:41 GMT
    Diana Frazier is a music teacher at Wetumpka Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News).Diana Frazier is a music teacher at Wetumpka Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    While listening to music is easy, learning to read and play it can be very difficult. One educator in Elmore County can take inspiring musicians and turns them into pros in no time!

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    While listening to music is easy, learning to read and play it can be very difficult. One educator in Elmore County can take inspiring musicians and turns them into pros in no time!

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    Guiding youngsters through life at Floyd Elementary

    Guiding youngsters through life at Floyd Elementary

    Tuesday, January 30 2018 4:41 AM EST2018-01-30 09:41:50 GMT
    Jennifer Lewis is a 1st grade teacher at Floyd Elementary School (source: WSFA 12 News).Jennifer Lewis is a 1st grade teacher at Floyd Elementary School (source: WSFA 12 News).

    One teacher in Montgomery credits her love of teaching to an educator from her past, and now she wants to pay it forwards to the next generation of learners.

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    One teacher in Montgomery credits her love of teaching to an educator from her past, and now she wants to pay it forwards to the next generation of learners.

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    Making a difference at a young age in Pike County

    Making a difference at a young age in Pike County

    Monday, January 15 2018 7:19 PM EST2018-01-16 00:19:02 GMT
    Megan Henderson is a kindergarten teacher at Pike Co. Elementary School (Source: WSFA 12 News)Megan Henderson is a kindergarten teacher at Pike Co. Elementary School (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    Building a strong education foundation is key to a child's future success... one educator in Brundidge takes that responsibility seriously, but she isn't afraid to have a little bit of fun, too.

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    Building a strong education foundation is key to a child's future success... one educator in Brundidge takes that responsibility seriously, but she isn't afraid to have a little bit of fun, too.

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    Helping students find their voice at Johnnie Carr

    Helping students find their voice at Johnnie Carr

    Monday, January 8 2018 6:16 PM EST2018-01-08 23:16:20 GMT
    Bryan Cutter is the Choral Director at Johnnie Carr Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News)Bryan Cutter is the Choral Director at Johnnie Carr Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    After eight years full of long school days and extra hours of work, to know his students are absorbing what he teaches has pushed Mr. Cutter to keep going.

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    After eight years full of long school days and extra hours of work, to know his students are absorbing what he teaches has pushed Mr. Cutter to keep going.

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    Treating every child like her own in Alex City

    Treating every child like her own in Alex City

    Monday, December 18 2017 4:57 PM EST2017-12-18 21:57:47 GMT
    Rachel Latham teaching her kindergarten kids (Source: WSFA 12 News).Rachel Latham teaching her kindergarten kids (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    For Mrs. Latham, becoming an educator was sort of built into her DNA.

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    For Mrs. Latham, becoming an educator was sort of built into her DNA.

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    One teacher turns dreams of teaching into reality

    One teacher turns dreams of teaching into reality

    Monday, December 11 2017 10:25 PM EST2017-12-12 03:25:34 GMT
    Sonya Thomas (Source: WSFA 12 News)Sonya Thomas (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    One Montgomery native was inspired at a young age by her former teachers, and now she's paying it forward by giving back to the next generation of learners.

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    One Montgomery native was inspired at a young age by her former teachers, and now she's paying it forward by giving back to the next generation of learners.

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    Multi-talented teacher inspiring Alex City students

    Multi-talented teacher inspiring Alex City students

    Sunday, December 10 2017 12:57 PM EST2017-12-10 17:57:23 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    The old saying goes, "A good coach can change a game, but a great coach can change a life", 

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    The old saying goes, "A good coach can change a game, but a great coach can change a life", 

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    Always going above and beyond at Tallassee Elementary

    Always going above and beyond at Tallassee Elementary

    Monday, November 27 2017 10:09 PM EST2017-11-28 03:09:05 GMT

    For some, a career is more about paycheck than anything else. That couldn't be further from the truth for one educator in Tallassee, and her name is Joyce Ingram.

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    For some, a career is more about paycheck than anything else. That couldn't be further from the truth for one educator in Tallassee, and her name is Joyce Ingram.

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    New Hope Academy provides unique educational experience

    New Hope Academy provides unique educational experience

    Monday, November 20 2017 7:11 PM EST2017-11-21 00:11:57 GMT
    Jessica Morrissey teaches teens at New Hope Academy in Prattville (Source: WSFA 12 News).Jessica Morrissey teaches teens at New Hope Academy in Prattville (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    From the beginning, Morrissey always knew her purpose in life.

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    From the beginning, Morrissey always knew her purpose in life.

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    Teaching students the value of music at Goodwyn Middle

    Teaching students the value of music at Goodwyn Middle

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:45 PM EST2017-11-14 02:45:16 GMT
    John Mull teaches band to middle school students at Goodwyn in Montgomery (Source: WSFA 12 News).John Mull teaches band to middle school students at Goodwyn in Montgomery (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    In a sea full of voices, sometimes it's hard to be heard. One educator in Montgomery is making sure to give personalized attention to each one of his students, and his name is John Mull.

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    In a sea full of voices, sometimes it's hard to be heard. One educator in Montgomery is making sure to give personalized attention to each one of his students, and his name is John Mull.

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    Leaving a lasting impression at East Memorial Christian Academy

    Leaving a lasting impression at East Memorial Christian Academy

    Monday, November 13 2017 9:44 PM EST2017-11-14 02:44:55 GMT
    Florene Simpkins is a teacher at East Memorial Christian Academy in Prattville (Source: WSFA 12 News).Florene Simpkins is a teacher at East Memorial Christian Academy in Prattville (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    Described as driven, caring and inspirational, one educator is reaching beyond the four walls of her classroom for all of her students, both past and present, and her name is Florene Simpkins.

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    Described as driven, caring and inspirational, one educator is reaching beyond the four walls of her classroom for all of her students, both past and present, and her name is Florene Simpkins.

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    Building conscientious learners at Marbury Middle School

    Building conscientious learners at Marbury Middle School

    Monday, October 30 2017 7:05 PM EDT2017-10-30 23:05:31 GMT
    Wade Hurst is a civics teacher at Marbury Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News).Wade Hurst is a civics teacher at Marbury Middle School (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    Walk through the halls of Marbury Middle School and you'll see many classrooms, but one in particular is described by students as a place where learning and fun come together, and it's all thanks to one social studies teacher...

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    Walk through the halls of Marbury Middle School and you'll see many classrooms, but one in particular is described by students as a place where learning and fun come together, and it's all thanks to one social studies teacher...

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    History repeats itself at Red Level H.S.

    History repeats itself at Red Level H.S.

    Tuesday, October 24 2017 6:38 AM EDT2017-10-24 10:38:04 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News)(Source: WSFA 12 News)

    One history teacher in south Alabama is working hard to educate high school students in Red Level because she used to be one herself and her name is Tori Adams.

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    One history teacher in south Alabama is working hard to educate high school students in Red Level because she used to be one herself and her name is Tori Adams.

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    Relating literature to real life in Loachapoka

    Relating literature to real life in Loachapoka

    Monday, October 16 2017 7:18 PM EDT2017-10-16 23:18:58 GMT
    Amy Crew is a 7th/8th grade English teacher at Loachapoka High School (Source: WSFA 12 News).Amy Crew is a 7th/8th grade English teacher at Loachapoka High School (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    One educator is Loachapoka is on a mission to provide her students with the tools needed to empower them to succeed when it comes to reading and writing effectively.

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    One educator is Loachapoka is on a mission to provide her students with the tools needed to empower them to succeed when it comes to reading and writing effectively.

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    Montgomery educator offers guidance as teacher and headmaster

    Montgomery educator offers guidance as teacher and headmaster

    Wednesday, October 11 2017 3:39 PM EDT2017-10-11 19:39:19 GMT
    Mr. Geiger is both a teacher and headmaster for about 300 students at Eastwood Christian Academy. (Source: WSFA 12 News)Mr. Geiger is both a teacher and headmaster for about 300 students at Eastwood Christian Academy. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    There is one educator in Montgomery that is taking personalized education to a whole new level for his roughly 300 students, and his name is John Geiger. 

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    There is one educator in Montgomery that is taking personalized education to a whole new level for his roughly 300 students, and his name is John Geiger. 

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    Making music and memories at Jeff Davis HS

    Making music and memories at Jeff Davis HS

    Tuesday, October 3 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-10-03 19:41:59 GMT
    Brandon Howard is the band director at Jefferson Davis High School (Source: WSFA 12 News).Brandon Howard is the band director at Jefferson Davis High School (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    Described in his nomination as a leader, a coach, a parent and a friend to all the kids in the Jefferson Davis High School band, one educator is teaching his students that the art of music can help in all aspect of learning...

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    Described in his nomination as a leader, a coach, a parent and a friend to all the kids in the Jefferson Davis High School band, one educator is teaching his students that the art of music can help in all aspect of learning...

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    Guiding students from day one at Alabama Christian Academy

    Guiding students from day one at Alabama Christian Academy

    Monday, September 25 2017 6:43 PM EDT2017-09-25 22:43:20 GMT
    Tammy Tolliver is a 1st grade teacher at ACA (Source: WSFA 12 News).Tammy Tolliver is a 1st grade teacher at ACA (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    From the first day of 1st grade to the last day of senior year, students will spend roughly 2,100 plus days in a classroom; one teacher at Alabama Christian Academy promises to be there for each and every one of those days.

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    From the first day of 1st grade to the last day of senior year, students will spend roughly 2,100 plus days in a classroom; one teacher at Alabama Christian Academy promises to be there for each and every one of those days.

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    Teacher helps build next generation at Redland Elementary

    Teacher helps build next generation at Redland Elementary

    Monday, September 18 2017 7:39 PM EDT2017-09-18 23:39:27 GMT

    One educator in Wetumpka is teaching her students the value of setting goals and motivating them to succeed in and out of the classroom. The most impressive part? She is doing it all before they even leave elementary school.

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    One educator in Wetumpka is teaching her students the value of setting goals and motivating them to succeed in and out of the classroom. The most impressive part? She is doing it all before they even leave elementary school.

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    Prattville Primary School teacher continues family legacy

    Prattville Primary School teacher continues family legacy

    Monday, September 11 2017 8:58 PM EDT2017-09-12 00:58:37 GMT
    (Source: WSFA 12 News).(Source: WSFA 12 News).

    Prattville is a very special place for a lot of people. For one teacher at the Prattville Primary School, it's the town she has called home her entire life. Her name is June Lambert.

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    Prattville is a very special place for a lot of people. For one teacher at the Prattville Primary School, it's the town she has called home her entire life. Her name is June Lambert.

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    One teacher's full circle journey at Stanhope Elmore

    One teacher's full circle journey at Stanhope Elmore

    Tuesday, September 5 2017 7:41 AM EDT2017-09-05 11:41:59 GMT
    Mrs. Ruffin-Johnson is a high school English teacher at Stanhope Elmore High School in Millbrook (Source: WSFA 12 News).Mrs. Ruffin-Johnson is a high school English teacher at Stanhope Elmore High School in Millbrook (Source: WSFA 12 News).

    The old saying "it's not about the destination, it's about the journey" is commonly used, but it's especially for one teacher we met in Millbrook.

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    One teacher from Stanhope Elmore High School is instilling self worth and confidence into all of her students, and her name is Letitia Ruffin-Johnson.

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  • Ready to engage, educate and inspire at MacMillan

    Monday, August 29 2016 11:01 AM EDT2016-08-29 15:01:03 GMT
    Amber Flen wins the Class Act award (Source: WSFA 12 News)Amber Flen wins the Class Act award (Source: WSFA 12 News)

    One local teacher is excited to start this school year so she can continue her mission of giving back and inspiring the next generation...

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    One local teacher is excited to start this school year so she can continue her mission of giving back and inspiring the next generation...

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