Douglas County Teacher of the Year!

Congratulations Brittania Wright!
Posted on 09/28/2018
Brittania Wright and studentsNMES' very own Brittania Wright now holds the title of Douglas County Teacher of the Year! Judges selected Mrs. Wright from a field of 34 finalists and ultimately crowned her Douglas County's Teacher of the Year. She achieved the recognition Thursday night during a suspense-filled ceremony at Central Baptist Church in Douglasville.

Mrs. Wright has been an elementary school teacher for eleven years and devoted ten of those years to students at New Manchester Elementary. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education in 2007 and completed her Master’s Degree through the University of West Georgia. Brittania holds endorsements in Reading, Gifted Education, and Teacher Leadership.

Mrs. Wright currently teaches fourth grade and also serves New Manchester Elementary as a Learning Focused Schools Coach. Wright has helped lead professional development on Learning Focused strategies including higher-order thinking strategies, questioning techniques, lesson plan formatting, and more. She recently completed the two-year PAGE-sponsored Principal Teacher Leadership Network to create and nurture a culture of engagement.

Mrs. Wright will go on to compete for the Teacher of the Year competition at the State level. The Teacher of the Year winner for Georgia will also compete in the National Teacher of the Year program.

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