Mary G. Montgomery English teacher Aishia King and Social Studies teacher Roger Rose have been chosen to serve on the State Superintendent’s Teacher Cabinet for 2017-2018.
The teachers were selected from about 400 applicants and will serve one-year terms on the 10-member Cabinet, which meets with Alabama Superintendent of Education Michael Sentance about twice per semester to discuss important issues facing education in the state. If any teacher in the state receives a 2017 Milken Educator Award, he or she will be added to the panel.
Also named to the panel were: 2016-17 state Teacher of the Year Dana Jacobson; Christy Anders of Muscle Shoals Middle School; Michael May and Paige Hicks of Athens High School; Erica Griffin of Hartselle High School; Jennifer Fernandez of Austinville Elementary in Decatur; Stephanie Hyatt of Lee High School in Huntsville; and whoever is named the 2017-18 state Teacher of the Year.
Chasity Collier of Dawes Intermediate is one of 16 finalists for the 2017-18 state Teacher of the Year award.