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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!

January Educator of the Month

Ron Rogers

William Blount High School

What do you like most about teaching?
Students are in my class more than any other because of the time that marching and concert bands require.


Anna Smitley

Indian Trail Middle

I want to teach kids to love learning. I want them to be able to have this passion to know more.


Jennifer Green

Holston Elementary

Watching them grow academically and socially. It's great to see them accept one another, show kindness, become friends.


Toni Hardin

Adamsville Elementary

Just being able to teach and help grow her students knowledge.


Jessica Schaus

Claxton Elementary

Inspiring students to chase their dreams through the new knowledge they learn each day.


Sharon Hardin

Sheffield Elementary

I love impacting the future.


Ben Davenport

Grandview Elementary

Music is an integral part of every child's education. Show them at a young age to love music and how it fits in their lives.


Nora Freeman

Smith Springs Elementary

My favorite thing about teaching is fostering community, trust, and respect with all of my students.


Jada Seaton

Madison Academic Magnet HS

The love for my students.


Melissa Braswell

Snow Hill Elementary

Watching the children develop and overcome obstacles with grace, determination, and good old fashioned hard work.


Casey Sandlin-Rogers

Arlington High

I love my students and their excitement for learning.


Caitlin Brooks

Sale Creek High School

Educating students and building relationships to provide support for their academic, emotional and social needs.


Robert Anderson

Arlington Middle School

I love seeing students grow into young adults.


Rustin Jones

Greeneville Middle School

I'm passionate about history and teaching the kids what I love to teach. I love the kids. It's a fun age to teach.


Brenda Patton

Woodmore Elementary

I enjoy seeing children learn and progress, teaching them their letters and how to read; that gives me such joy.


Rod Crase

McMinn County High

Making a difference in the students’ lives. I want to help them overcome the tendency to say “I can’t”.


Loran Anderson

Dickson Middle School

Having the privilege of sharing time with students who are on the edge of discovering their passions and purpose in life.


Marshall Lloyd

Ellendale Elementary

I love watching students persevere and achieve their academic goals.


Jillian Davis

Pope Elementary

Being able to make a difference everyday.