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2017 Camden County Teacher of the Year

Dr. Stacie McCollough

Mary Lee Clark Elementary School

Dr. McCollough, a fourth grade English/Language Arts teacher at Mary Lee Clark Elementary, was selected as the 2017 Camden County Schools Teacher of the Year. Dr. McCollough is a graduate of Camden County Schools. She earned her undergraduate degree from Georgia State University and earned her doctorate degree from the University of North Florida. Dr. McCollough will represent Camden County at the 2018 Georgia Teacher of the Year competition in Atlanta this spring.


2017 Teachers of the Year

2017 Camden County Schools Teachers of the Year

Back Row LR: Sherrie Williams (MHES), Robin Sowell (SMMS), Gregory Harrell (CCHS), Brian Crum (CMS), Cassandra Wentworth (KES), Ashley Cribbs (CRES)

Front Row LR: Crystal Holloway (SMES), Dr. Stacie McCollough (MLCES), Diana Evans (SES), Ardith Sweatt (Media Specialist of the Year), Sylvia Stanley (MLGES), Valarie Bonner (WES), Amy Blount (DLRES)

Teacher of the Year Criteria

 Each Camden County School Teacher of the Year, selected by their peers, must be:

• an exceptional, dedicated, knowledgeable, and skilled teacher who is planning to continue in active teaching status;

• a teacher who has inspired students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn;

• a teacher who has the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues;

• a teacher who plays an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school; and

• a teacher who is poised and articulate and possesses the energy to withstand a taxing schedule.

The Camden County Teacher of the Year serves the district for one fiscal year and competes for the Georgia Teacher of the Year, who serves the following fiscal year.

 

2016 Teachers of the Year
Gregg Harrell - Camden Co. High School

Gregg Harrell

Camden County High School

Brian Crum - Camden Middle School

Brian Crum

Camden Middle School

Robin Sowell - St. Marys Middle School

Robin Sowell

St. Marys Middle School

Ashley Cribbs - Crooked River Elementary

Ashley Cribbs 

Crooked River Elementary

Amy Blount - David L. Rainer Elementary

Amy Blount

David L. Rainer Elementary

 

 

Cassandra Wentworth - Kingsland Elementary

Cassandra Wentworth

Kingsland Elementary

Sylvia Stanley - Mamie Lou Gross Elementary

Sylvia Stanley

Mamie Lou Gross Elementary

 

Sherrie Williams - Matilda Harris Elementary

Sherrie Williams

Matilda Harris Elementary

Crystal Holloway - St. Marys Elementary

Crystal Holloway

St. Marys Elementary

Diana Evans - Sugarmill Elementary

Diana Evans

Sugarmill Elementary

Valarie Bonner - Woodbine Elementary

Valarie Bonner

Woodbine Elementary

Ardith Sweatt - Media Specialist of the Year

Ardith Sweatt

Media Specialist of the Year

Previous Teachers of the Year

Camden County Schools 2016 Teacher of the Year

Ashley Aligood, Mary Lee Clark Elementary

2016 Teachers of the Year

Camden County High School - Janie Smith

Camden Middle School - Ramona Shan Peters

St. Marys Middle School - Hattie Rosario

Crooked River Elementary School - Ina Patterson

David L. Rainer Elementary School - Kathryn Schewee-Blair

Kingsland Elementary School - Carla Hartrich

Mamie Lou Gross Elementary School - Vonice Harrelson

Matilda Harris Elementary School - Randa Klawuhn

Mary Lee Clark Elementary School - Ashley Aligood

Sugarmill Elementary School - Lauren Smith

St. Marys Elementary School - Kelly Bean

Woodbine Elementary School - Ashley Wynn

Camden County Schools 2015 Teacher of the Year

Jason Smith, St. Marys Middle School

2015 Teachers of the Year

Camden County High School - Susan Bosworth

Camden Middle School - Clara Podrasky

St. Marys Middle School - Jason Smith

Crooked River Elementary School - Amanda Ross

David L. Rainer Elementary School - Susan Bunch

Kingsland Elementary School - Tammy Cisco-Walker

Mamie Lou Gross Elementary School - Jackie Thomas

Matilda Harris Elementary School - Katherine Maley

Mary Lee Clark Elementary School - Chelsea Kimbro

Sugarmill Elementary School - Heidi Chambers

St. Marys Elementary School - Lynda Duchscherer

Woodbine Elementary School - Dr. Kathy Burns

Camden County Schools 2014 Teacher of the Year

Elisa Tipton, Mary Lee Clark Elementary

2014 Teacher of the Year

Camden County High School -Michael Crooks

Camden Middle School - Natalie Lehner

St. Marys Middle School - Angela Walker

Crooked River Elementary School - Melissa Halstead

David L. Rainer Elementary School - Juanita Clark

Kingsland Elementary School - Debbie Bailey

Mamie Lou Gross Elementary School - Kristie Shepard

Matilda Harris Elementary School - Dr. Robert Narvel

Mary Lee Clark Elementary School - Elisa Tipton

Sugarmill Elementary School - Sonya Chanell- Keene

St. Marys Elementary School - Hope Carter

Woodbine Elementary School - Dr. Billie Campbell

Camden County Schools 2013 Teacher of the Year:
Steve Dir, Camden County High School

2013 Teachers of the Year
Camden County High School-Steve Dir

Camden Middle School-Kevin Roberts

St. Marys Middle School-Tiffany Bosworth

Crooked River Elementary School-Kathy Lloyd

David L. Rainer Elementary School-Lori Miller

Kingsland Elementary School-Allison Hatch

Mamie Lou Gross Elementary School-Kent Salter

Mary Lee Clark Elementary School-Mary Boily

Matilda Harris Elementary School-Jennifer Tesh

Sugarmill Elementary School-Erin Yackel

St. Marys Elementary School-Nicole McKee

Woodbine Elementary School-Ruth Ann Martin

 

Teacher of the Year Beacon Sponsor

Teacher of the Year Beacon Sponsor
Lighthouse Sponsors

Lamp of Knowledge Sponsors

Endorsement Sponsors

Camden Oral Surgery

Kingsland Cable

The Language Learning Center

Okefenoke REMC

Osprey Cove

Sword Painting

Gifts and Services Donors

Angelos

Barberitos

CCHS Band Boosters

Chick-fil-A

Cottle & Gun

Cracker Barrel

Ellianos

Farmers and Builders Ace Hardware

Georgia Theater Company

Kings Bay Florist

Longhorn

OPS

Sonny’s

St. Marys Aquatic Center

Southern Oak Outfitters

The Lunch Box

Wee Pub

Willie Jewell’s BBQ