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Teacher of the Year

Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photos by Jon Anderson

A state committee now will narrow the field to four finalists before the Alabama Teacher of the Year is named in Montgomery on May 9. Read more

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Carol McLaughlin Lincoln Clark

Photo by Jon Anderson

The winners were Carol McLaughlin, a second-grade teacher at Greystone and Lincoln Clark, a science teacher at Berry. Read more

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Melody Greene Paul McEwan

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston/Hoover City Schools

Melody Greene teaches fourth grade at Greystone Elementary and Paul McEwan teaches science at Hoover High. Read more

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AL Teacher of Yr 16-17 Sweet 16

Photos courtesy of Jason Gaston and Sandy Ritchey

The field soon will be narrowed down to four teachers, and the winner is scheduled to be chosen in May. Read more

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Minnette Wiggins reception

Roy L. Williams

Trace Crossings held a reception yesterday, May 18, honoring its own Minnette Wiggins, Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Minnette Wiggins

Photo by Dan Starnes.

Minnette Wiggins, a teacher at Trace Crossings Elementary School, was named the 2015-16 Alabama Elementary Teacher of the Year at an awards ceremony in Montgomery Wednesday, May 13. Read more

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Trace Crossings Elementary teacher Minnette R. Wiggins has been named Alabama’s 2015-2016 Elementary Teacher of the Year. She was second among four finalists behind Alabama State Teacher of the Year Jennifer Brown of Vestavia Hills High School. Read more

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Trace Crossings Elementary teacher Minnette R. Wiggins has been named one of the Final Four finalists for Alabama’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Trace Crossings' first-grade teacher Minnette Wiggins has been selected as one of 16 finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year. Finalists were announced by the Alabama Department of Education Wednesday, April 1. Read more

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Minette Wiggins of Trace Crossings Elementary School and Tosha Caston-Smith of Spain Park High School have been named 2014-15 Hoover City Schools Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year. Read more

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Ellen Anson uses assistive technology to help her students become more active participants in the school community, which includes creating virtual field trips and producing programs on mobile devices to teach a broad range of concepts. Read more

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Hoover City Schools’ Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year have both been named among the “Sweet 16” Finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Hoover City Schools’ Elementary and Secondary Teachers of the Year have both been named among the “Sweet 16” Finalists for Alabama Teacher of the Year. Read more

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Hoover City Schools named Ellen Anson the Elementary Teacher of the Year and Craig Thompson the Secondary Teacher of the Year. Read more

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1113 Get to know

Photo courtesy of Cindy Adams.

Meet the chief academic officer of reading and humanities for Hoover Schools Read more

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  • Karen Darroch 1

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    Karen Darroch 1

    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year as she works with first-graders at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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    Karen Darroch, a technology coach for Hoover City Schools, at right, reacts to being informed that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. At left is Stacey Stocks, the principal at Greystone Elementary School, one of three schools where Darroch works.

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    Hoover school officials surprise technology coach Karen Darroch with the news that she has been chosen as the district's 2018-19 Elementary Teacher of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

  • Karen Darroch 5

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, second from left, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Others in the photo, from left, are Greystone Elementary Principal Stacey Stocks, Superintendent Kathy Murphy, Greystone Assistant Principal Sherita Williams and Autumm Jeter, director of curriculum and instruction.

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    Hoover school officials pose for a photo with technology coach Karen Darroch, third from left on front row, after informing Darroch that she has been chosen as the school district's 2018-19 Elementary Teachr of the Year at Greystone Elementary School in Hoover, Alabama, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018.

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