New Orleans Educators Honored For Excellence in Teaching

May 26, 2016

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Ms. Sylvia Crier, a teacher for 51 years, poses with Superintendent Dr. Henderson Lewis Jr. outside the Arbor Room at Popp Fountain at New Orleans City Park during  the New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award ceremony.

Some of New Orleans most phenomenal teachers were recognized at the New Orleans Excellence in Teaching Award ceremony on Wednesday, May 25, 2016.  The award is a citywide honor for outstanding public school teachers.  New Schools for New Orleans hosted the event that featured 9 award winners and 11 finalists. The educators were nominated by a leader at their school or network for their excellence in increasing student achievement, their commitment to honing their craft, their dedication to building strong relationships with their students, and their positive impact on their school community.

Award Winners:

Teacher: Hannah Bunis

School: Akili Academy of New Orleans

 

Teacher: Sylvia Crier

School: McDonogh 35 Senior High School

 

Teacher: Tamara Durant

School: KIPP Renaissance High School

 

Teacher: Charles Harrison

School: Warren Easton Charter High School

 

Teacher: Nicole Mayeux

School: Walter L. Cohen College Prep

 

Teacher: Gregory Sextion

School: Samuel J. Green Charter School

 

Teacher: Brittany Smith

School: Edward Hynes Charter School

 

Teacher: Kristi Walton

School: Langston Hughes Academy

 

Teacher: Lytanya Wilbon

School: James M. Singleton Charter School

 

Award Finalists:

Teacher: Alex Bell

School: Sci Academy

 

Teacher: Ivory Clark

School: Lawrence D. Crocker College Prep

 

Teacher: Warnett Craig

School: Medard H. Nelson Charter School

 

Teacher: Elfrida Flint

School: Alice M. Harte Charter School

 

Teacher:  Lynette Henry

School: Fannie C. Williams Charter School

 

Teacher: Mariko Kawate

School: Harriet Tubman Charter School

 

Teacher: Hannah Rich

School: New Orleans Charter Science and Mathematics High School

 

Teacher: Mia Rotondo

School: Benjamin Franklin Elementary Mathematics and Science School

 

Teacher: Sophia Roy

School: KIPP Central City Academy

 

Teacher: Kristen Weddle

School: Morris Jeff Community School

 

Teacher: Whitney Wiegand

School: ReNEW Cultural Arts Academy

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