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Was your favorite teacher recognized as a Tennessee Lottery Educator of the Week in your hometown? Then vote for him or her to be honored as the statewide Educator of the Month! Just click on the photo below to cast your vote. And come back often – you can vote once every day!

October Educator of the Month

Jean Fielden

South Clinton Elementary

What do you like most about teaching?
Along with this awesome staff I get to: Build relationships and help students grow into their potential. What’s not to love?


Marcy Williams

Ellen Myers Primary School

I truly love the kids. I enjoy them as people that have their own way of thinking about things and viewing this world.


Sharon Phillips

Rogersville Middle School

I think it's important right now to empower our students to make a difference in the world and our communities.


Katherine Warwick

Chattanooga Girls Leadership Academy

I love spending every day with wonderful people who teach me as much as I teach them.


Jessica Seaton

Christenberry Elementary School

The best thing about teaching is the look in students’ eyes when they've learned something new. That look says it all.


Rachel Jackson

Lebanon High School

Teaching math is great, but working with students and seeing them become confident, mature young adults is better. 


Whitney Kennon

Margolin Hebrew Academy

I love history and want to inspire my students.


Lori Liggett

Greenfield School

My students are fun and exciting and I never know what each day is going to bring. I love that part of the job!


Lauren McCarty

Sevier County High School

I help students achieve their goals and they give me hope for the future and perspective in the present.


Georgea Green

Campbell Co. Comprehensive High School

As an art teacher, I enjoy watching students grow through their pursuit of creativity, self-expression, and accomplishment.


Mary Anne Sowers

Mountain view Elementary

I have always had a love for teaching. I was 1 of 6 children and when I was a little girl I was the teacher for my little brothers and sisters.


Jana Binns

Ooltewah Elementary

I just love seeing all of their "Aha!" moments; from confusion to knowing that they've succeeded in something they've been struggling with.


Jessica Clouse

Fairview High School

What I love about teaching is having students think critically about issues that affect their world; to become informed citizens. 


Whitney Copenhaver

White Station Elementary

I love inspiring my kids to be the best they can be.


Alecia Armour

Northside High School

Seeing my students grow.


Teresa Brown

Vance Middle School

I love the kids, the energy, the attitude, the hormones…all of it. It's great age. You can mold them and get them ready for high school.


Hannah Rose

Wolftever Creek Elementary

My favorite thing is seeing them grow, seeing successes, and by the end of the year, they are so ready for the 4th grade.


Susan Cross

Gateway Elementary

I like to find creative, engaging and fun activities to teach my English Language Learners and General Education students. 


Angie Todd

Donelson Elementary

I love getting students engaged and excited about learning.


Chris Haliburton

Crockett County High School

Being there for his students... if they have personal problems they can talk to him.


Crystal Van Huss

West Side Elementary

It's really nice to be able to come to work and share the love of sports, athletics and fitness with elementary kids.


Kaitlin Havert

Big Ridge Elementary School

I love knowing that I am making a difference in their lives.


Jean Hesson

Union Elementary STEM and Demonstration School

Every day is an opportunity to make a positive impact, an opportunity to help a child.  


Sherita Davis

Kate Bond Elementary

I love having the opportunity to inspire young minds.


Tiffany Pettigrew

Stigall Primary

Seeing my students grow.