Selma, AL (WSFA) - After more than 30 years in the classroom Carolyn Pickett is calling it quits, and folks at Knox Elementary School in Selma will really miss her. She loves the her job in the classroom. "It's just the children, the energy, the excitement when they learn," Pickett said.
She has complete command of her classroom and you can tell the kids enjoy her style. "I'm a hands on teacher all the way. I think it's motivating for the kids when it's not too structured. I like to have an open classroom to allow them to touch and feel and participate instead of just listening to a lecture."
And they won't get to listen to her too much longer, she'll be retiring in May after being in the classroom for 32 years. Ms. Carolyn Pickett is this week's Class Act.