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Teacher of the Year

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Mary Busbee was recently named Alabama’s Outstanding Biology Teacher of the Year, awarded by the National Association of Biology Teachers. Read more

People

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Brad Waguespack is not a normal teacher. After graduating from Vestavia Hills High School and from UAB, his life plan didn’t include teaching. But now, he’s Vestavia Hills City School’s Secondary Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Jennifer Brown.

Before she was named Teacher of the Year, Brown already had momentum building in her professional career. Now, she wants to go one step further and improve the entire education landscape. Read more

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The visit coincided with Fabulous Faculty Fridays, a monthly chance for teachers to visit other classrooms and learn from their fellow educators. Read more

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Alabama teachers could face massive changes in the way they are paid and evaluated and the way their tenure is treated, if the second draft of a state education bill currently under discussion passes without significant changes. Read more

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Vestavia Hills Teacher of the Year

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Vestavia Hills City Schools recognized the teachers during a ceremony Tuesday, Dec. 8. Read more

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Jennifer Brown

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Vestavia Hills High School teacher Jennifer Brown accepts the award for 2015-2016 Alabama Teacher of The Year. Read more

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Vestavia Hills High School teacher Jennifer Brown has been named Alabama’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Minnette Wiggins of Trace Crossings Elementary School in Hoover, came in second place among the finalists. Read more

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Photo courtesy of Whit McGhee.

VHHS teacher Jennifer Brown has been named one of the Final Four for Alabama’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. The winner will be announced at a ceremony in May. Read more

Schools

Vestavia City Schools recently announced Susan McCarthy of Vestavia Hills Elementary Central and Jennifer Brown of Vestavia Hills High School as the 2014-15 Vestavia City Schools Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year. Read more

Schools

Brook Izurieta has been named Liberty Park Middle School’s nominee for Alabama Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Meredith DeFore has been teaching for 15 years at Pizitz Middle School and was nominated by her peers for this award. Read more

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Elizabeth Carr Teacher of the Year

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Parents describe second-grade teacher Elizabeth Carr as creative, innovative and challenging. Read more

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