CCSD to name teacher of the year Wednesday

CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - The Charleston County School District will name its top educator for the year on Wednesday.

The ceremony at the Embassy Suites Convention Center on International Blvd will celebrate the teacher of the year in every Charleston County school as well.

School principles, board of trustees members, central district staff and sponsors are all set to attend the event, which is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Five finalists for CCSD Teacher of the Year
  • Stephanie Haecherl, second grade teacher – Mamie P. Whitesides Elementary School
  • Margaret Hale, teacher-librarian – James Island Elementary School
  • Amanda Prohaska, Spanish teacher – Mount Pleasant Academy
  • Kevin Short, high school science teacher – Charleston County School of the Arts
  • Joyce Stewart-Gibbs, third grade teacher – E.B. Ellington Elementary School

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