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Teacher of the Month: Jessica Jackson, Daphne High School

Lights. Camera. Jackson! Jessica Jackson, to be exact, our nominated Teacher of the Month, is the Theatre Director at Daphne High School. “I did not intend to be a teacher. I planned to be a famous actor or, at the very least, get signed on with a Shakespeare Festival,” said Mrs. Jackson. “This is my […]


Teacher of the Month: Paul Saboe, St. Michael Catholic High School

“When you see a student realize what they are capable of or when they perceive the world in a new and exciting way, it just makes your day,” shared Mr. Paul Saboe, our Eastern Shore  Parents Teacher of the Month. Mr. Saboe has been teaching for a total of 24 years. He has been teaching […]


Teacher of the Month: Crystal Rizzuto, Spanish Fort Elementary School

“I feel so honored,” said Crystal Rizzuto, of being nominated as the Eastern Shore Parents Teacher of the Month. “To know that I made a difference in a child’s life and that a parent real­ized and appreciates that is priceless.” Crystal is a kindergarten teacher at Span­ish Fort Elementary. In first grade, she decided she […]


Teacher of the Month: Claire Brown, St. James Episcopal School

Fall is officially here, and this month’s Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Claire Brown, is very excited to welcome the season with her first-grade class at St. James Episcopal School. “My students have taught me each day is a new adventure,” shared Mrs. Brown. “I plan to take them on nature walks around our beautiful […]


Teacher of the Month: Calley Davis, Robertsdale Elementary School

“I have wanted to be a teacher since I was a little girl. I had the opportunity to work with special needs kids when I was in high school. That’s when my passion for working with special children really started,” shared Calley Davis, the K-6 Project Reach teacher at Robertsdale Elementary. “I enjoy working with […]


Teacher of the Month:
Paige Ellis, Belforest Elementary School, Daphne

“For the past two years, I hosted a rock club for interested first graders,” shared this month’s Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Paige Ellis. “The ‘Rock On! Club’ introduced basic geology through hands-on activities. The children grew crystal letters, mined for edible gems, and more! Best of all, the children built community with their peers!” […]


Teacher of the Month: Jasmine Sanders, Daphne Elementary School

“I have always loved children and have always been interested in the science behind how children learn. It feels like a calling to me,” said our Teacher of the Month Jasmine Sanders. “When I think back on some of the most influential people in my life it has always been teachers. My 3rd grade teacher […]


Teacher of the Month:
Amy Turner, Fairhope East Elementary School

Starting out each day with a touch of magic has been the goal over the past 19 years for our passionate and dedicated Teacher of the Month, Mrs. Amy Turner, kindergarten teacher at Fairhope East Elementary. “I was once told by a veteran teacher with many years of experience that Kindergarten should be magical,” said […]


Teacher of the Month: Kim Berry Williams, Rockwell Elementary School

“There are so many rewarding aspects to what I do,” said Kim Berry Williams, the Preschool Special Education Teacher at Rockwell Elementary School. The progress her students make once they are in the program really keeps her motivated. “When a child says their first word, takes their first step or learns to write their name,” […]


Teacher of the Month: Brooke Ruffin, Christ the King Catholic School

“Truly humbling!” said Mrs. Brooke Ruffin of being nominated as April’s Teacher of the Month! “I have so much appreciation and respect for these parents. They want what is best for their kids and they have been so supportive of me as a teacher.”  Mrs. Ruffin has been teaching for 17 years but has only […]

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