The 2019 Excellence in Mathematics Teaching award winners announced

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative’s (TCCC) Math Pathways Project Team (MPPT) announced the winners of the 2019 Excellence in Mathematics Teaching awards at a dinner celebration on Monday, October 14 at Charleston Southern University. To honor and recognize mathematics teachers and administrators who work tirelessly to train our future work force, MPPT recognized 38 nominees with 16 winners receiving a trophy and a financial award for professional development.

The event brought together 175 people, many of them math professionals from across the four county school districts serving the greater Charleston area, as well other professionals and family members who wanted to honors these teachers.

The keynote speaker was Marc Drews, Director of Strategic Partnerships, EdVenture Children’s Museum, and a past Mathematics teacher who began his career in the Charleston area. Other speakers included Anita Zucker, CEO of The InterTech Group Inc. and Chair of the Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative Board of Directors; Jessica Jackson, Director of Global Engagement, The Boeing Company; Dr. Dondi Costin, President of Charleston Southern University; Dr. Karen Fonkert, Mathematics professor at Charleston Southern University; John Cooper, convener of TCCC’s Math Pathways Project Team, and John Read, CEO of TCCC.

The 2019 Excellence in Mathematics Teaching award winners and their award categories are listed below. Visit the event page for additional information on winners and nominees.

Jeremy Osborne (Elementary), Berkeley County School District

Jackie Danko (Middle School), Berkeley County School District

Accalia Bailey (High School), Berkeley County School District

Elizabeth Ball (Professional), Berkeley County School District

Sarah Coleman (Elementary), Charleston County School District

Cathy DeMers (Middle School), Charleston County School District

Jenell Riley (High School), Charleston County School District

Nicholas Reece (Professional), Charleston County School District

Melissa Odom (Elementary), Dorchester School District Two

Ariana Mitchell (Middle School), Dorchester School District Two

Ashley Jacobs (High School), Dorchester School District Two

Dr. Malia Dunn (Professional), Dorchester School District Two

Ivory Howard (Elementary), Dorchester School District Four

Rebecca Steedley (Middle School), Dorchester School District Four

Brittany Wright Sibert (High School), Dorchester School District Four

Nicole Bryant (Professional), Dorchester School District Four

 

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