Congratulations to all of the Georgia Teacher of the Year finalists!!! State Superintendent of Schools Kathy Cox announced the 10 finalists for 2009 Georgia Teacher of the Year this month. The finalists were chosen from a pool of 141 applicants that were selected as the Teachers of the Year in their school districts. The 10 finalists were chosen based on the scores of the essays on their applications and will be interviewed and observed at their schools over the next month. The winner will be announced at the Georgia Teacher of the Year Banquet on May 9, 2008 at the Georgia Aquarium.
The 2008 Georgia Teacher of the Year is Ms. Emily Jennette, Sawyer Road Elementary School. Learn more about Ms. Jennette and the Georgia Teacher of the Year program at