JONESBORO — Clayton County Public Colleges lecturers of the 12 months are hovering to new heights…actually.
In a particular occasion Friday on the CCPS Café, lecturers of the 12 months had been offered with tickets to New York Metropolis because of a partnership between the varsity system and Delta Airways.
“Getting the ticket to New York was very thrilling as a result of I’ve by no means been to New York earlier than so realizing my district is taking me to New York may be very thrilling — very superb,” CCPS Instructor of the 12 months Daisha Taylor mentioned.
Serving to current the tickets was Morrow Excessive Faculty flight operations teacher Katiana Charnel.
“It’s been an superior expertise — I like how excited they’re,” Charnel mentioned. “Flying is a ardour of mine and so I can not anticipate them to go to New York.”
Taylor teaches fifth grade math and science at Church Avenue Elementary Faculty in Riverdale. Initially from Detroit, she has been at Church Avenue and CCPS for 10 years and has been an educator for for a complete of 15 years.
“Getting district trainer of the 12 months may be very thrilling,” Taylor mentioned. “It’s a tremendous feeling to know that the folks exterior of your faculty constructing can see the work that you simply do. I by no means imagined being trainer of the 12 months for the district so it is a very thrilling expertise.”
Friday’s occasion was the primary of its variety exercise for the district.
“You all deserve all of the accolades for what you have got accomplished and what you’re doing and I say ‘congratulations’,” CCPS Deputy Superintendent of Educating and Studying and Strategic Enchancment Delphia Younger informed lecturers throughout this system.
Academics had been additionally given free recent greens, a meal, and containers throughout Friday’s program. Academics of the 12 months had been additionally lately handled particular photograph shoots.
“This occasion is a particular approach for us to point out our appreciation and acknowledge the laborious work and dedication of our excellent educators,” an announcement from the varsity system learn.
The CCPS Instructor of the 12 months Gala is deliberate for Jan. 27.
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