Deal Announces Second Round of Innovation in Teaching Competition Winners

October 31, 2013

Gov. Nathan Deal today announced two winners in round two of the Innovation in Teaching Competition, a recognition and reward opportunity for teachers who demonstrate innovative teaching strategies. Deal also called for educational leaders around the state to submit nominations of innovative and effective teachers for round three of the competition.

The two winners in Round Two are listed below.

Deborah Goodman
Shallowford Falls Elementary School
Cobb County Schools
Tara Dougherty
First Grade
Kingsley Charter School
DeKalb County Schools

Today, GOSA also posted a nomination form for round three of the competition. For this round, GOSA is calling for nominations of effective and innovative educators throughout the state. GOSA will review the nominations and follow up with select candidates for more materials, including, but not limited to: (a) a unit plan, (b) supplementary materials, and (c) a two-minute video demonstrating their presence on camera.

School administrators, instructional coaches, district staff, or GaDOE staff serving a teacher’s school can submit nominations.

Click here to nominate a teacher or learn more about the competition.

Nominations for round three were originally due Nov. 21, but the deadline has been extended to Dec. 5. Winners will be announced by Jan. 24.

Click here for the full press release.