The four finalists for SCCPSS 2024 District Teacher of the Year were named at a reception held at the new Woodville Tompkins Technical and Career High School Auditorium on Thursday, October 13, 2022. The announcement was made after all 55 school level Teachers of the Year were recognized by the Superintendent and Board Members in attendance. WJCL News Anchor Shannon Royster was the event emcee.
The four finalists as seen the photo above are: Amy Povie of Coastal Middle School, Rayshawn Roberts of Hesse K8 School, Robert R. Jordan, Jr. of the Savannah-Chatham E-Learning Academy, and Raegan Dillon of the STEM Academy at Bartlett Middle School. The finalists were determined by scores from Community Readers of each teacher's essay application, which is based on the State Teacher of the Year application.
The four finalists will now move on in competition to name the District Teacher of the Year for the 2023-24 School Year. That process includes classroom observations and panel interviews over the next month. The District Teacher of the Year will be announced at the annual Gala expected to take place in February 2023.