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Educator Recognition

Every year, the department recognizes outstanding educators in the state with awards for their meritorious service and devotion to students. Information about the three awards, including application instructions, are available from the corresponding pages below:

Statewide Programs

2017-18 Winners

Teacher of the Year

Cicely Woodard
Davidson County

Teacher of the Year Derek Voiles

Principal of the Year

Robin Copp
Hamilton County

Principal of the Year Docia Generette-Walker

Supervisor of the Year

Dr. Stacia Lewis
Sevier County

Supervisor of the Year Jennifer Brown

National Programs

2016-17 Winners

Milken Educator Award

Katelyn Baker - Hamilton County

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PAEMST Finalists - Math

Alicia Bland
Hamilton County

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Yanli Cui
Shelby County

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Lynlee Sims
Lenoir City

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Cicely Woodard
Metro Nashville

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PAEMST Finalists - Science

Kim Baumann
Rutherford County

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Kris Krautkremer
Kingsport City

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Chikezie Madu
Shelby County

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