Charleston County School District has announced its top five finalists for district teacher of the year.
Christine James is a media specialist at Northwoods Middle School. She has a degree from Drake University and a Masters from the University of South Carolina. Christine says she is committed to creating a learning environment where students feel safe and welcomed, where they know they can trust her to provide them with engaging learning opportunities. “This is incredible, I’m very surprised and very humbled. It’s all about the kids. Everything, everyday is about them. Northwoods has the most amazing students. I get to do what I love every single day and the kids make every single day better,” says James.
The district teacher of the year will receive a free year’s lease on a mini cooper from Mini of Charleston. CCSD will announce teacher of the year on Thursday, May 5th during the Riverdogs game.
Coming up Wednesday on News 2 Today, we will introduce you to the third finalist for CCSD Teacher of the year.