The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation has announced this year’s winners of the 2014 Teaching Chair Awards. These awards represent the Public School Foundation’s way of acknowledging the impact these educators have had on the community and the students they teach. The teachers were selected to be awarded by a committee of parents, students, administrators, teachers, and Foundation Board members and selected the top candidate for each one.
Ashley Lang of East Chapel Hill High received the Bernadine Sullivan Chair for Excellence in Teaching High School English or Social Studies.
Ashley Laver of Rashkis Elementary School earned the Sockwell Chair for Excellence in Teaching Primary Grades (PreK-2).
Katherine Pardue of Phillips Middle School won the Burton Stuart Chair for Promising New Teachers in Math or Science.
Danae Shipp of McDougle Middle School was awarded the GlaxoSmithKline Chair for Excellence in Teaching Middle School Science or Math.
Jack Watson of Chapel Hill High was presented with PTA Chair for Excellence in Teaching Cultural Arts.
Candace White of Glenwood Elementary School achieved the Neil Pedersen Teachers First Chair for Excellence in Classroom Technology.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Public School Foundation offers its congratulations to these teachers for their outstanding contributions to the educational experiences students of the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools.