2009 VAAA – Humboldt Middle School

Second Place, West Division, K-8/Middle Schools Lillian Shelton, Principal 1811 Ferrell Street Humboldt, TN 38343 Humboldt Schools Recipe For Success: The recipe for success at Humboldt Middle School begins with our dedicated faculty and staff. Everyone in our building is aware of the importance and the benefit of offering our students a quality education that will develop into a successful future. Teachers are encouraged to work together to ensure that all state objectives are met in each classroom. … Read More

2009 VAAA – West Carroll Junior High School

First Place, West Division, K-8/Middle Schools Lex Suite, Principal 760 Highway 77 Atwood, TN 38220 West Carroll Special School District Recipe For Success: West Carroll has been recognized for three consecutive years by ECF and we are incredibly honored. I believe we have had better achievement because we started many years earlier disaggregating our data and focusing on standards and achievement. As this practice becomes more prevalent, especially as an integral part of all Tennessee School Improvement Plans … Read More

2009 VAAA – Orchard Knob Elementary School

Third Place, East Division, Elementary Schools Marthel Young, Principal 400 North Orchard Knob Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37404 Hamilton County Schools Recipe For Success: Orchard Knob Elementary is committed to high achievement by providing rigorous teaching and learning for all students and creating a positive learning culture for everyone. Our mission and vision are accomplished through scaffolded professional development, vertical team collaboration, extended instructional days, professional learning cadres, opportunities for student and teacher empowerment, and partnering with the community. … Read More

2009 VAAA – Eaton Elementary School

Second Place, East Division, Elementary Schools Jennifer Malone, Principal 423 Hickory Creek Road Lenoir City, TN 37771 Loudon County Schools Recipe For Success: Student learning is at the heart of everything we do at Eaton Elementary. We believe that learning is transformed when the use of technology fundamentally changes the way the children communicate and collaborate locally and globally. It is our responsibility to ensure technology adds to the richness of the curriculum, engages and motivates students, and … Read More

2009 VAAA – Carter Elementary School

First Place, East Division, Elementary Schools Julie Thompson, Principal 9304 College Lane Strawberry Plains, TN 37871 Knox County Schools Recipe For Success: There are many factors that contribute to the success of Carter Elementary School. We have had a long history of excellent Value-Added scores and work diligently to maintain that level of achievement each year. Organization, programming, and academic focus are at the heart of our success. The staff at Carter Elementary School has been working together … Read More

2009 VAAA – Cowan Elementary School

Third Place, Middle Division, Elementary Schools Raymond Council, Principal 501 E. Cumberland Street Cowan, TN 37318 Franklin County Schools Recipe For Success: The formula for success has been presented to schools for many years. There is nothing secret about the things a school needs to do to be successful. The challenge is getting all the stakeholders involved in the process to make it happen. At Cowan Elementary School we have made this happen. First, we are organized as … Read More

2009 VAAA – Bethpage Elementary School

First Place, Middle Division, Elementary Schools Bill Johnson, Principal 420 Old Highway 31 E Bethpage, TN 37022 Sumner County Schools Recipe For Success: The recipe used to create Bethpage Elementary School is a combination of precious ingredients, each unique and wonderful, yet perpetually equal in the contributions they provide to the whole. If any component were deleted or allowed to eclipse the others, Bethpage Elementary School would cease to be the respected educational institution it is known to … Read More

2009 VAAA – Trenton Elementary School

Third Place, West Division, Elementary Schools Jonathan Criswell, Principal 811 S. College Street Trenton, TN 38382 Trenton Schools Recipe For Success: As with any excellent recipe, success is in the combination of the right ingredients. Trenton Elementary School began its recipe by selecting a Leadership Team comprised of different stakeholders. All agreed to use Larry LeZotte’s “Correlates of Effective Schools” as a design template for the school. Following LeZotte’s correlates, the Leadership Team created a school-wide blueprint for … Read More

2009 VAAA – Lincoln Magnet Elementary School

Second Place, West Division, Elementary Schools Lynne Shuttleworth, Principal 425 Berry Street Jackson, TN 38301 Madison County Schools Recipe For Success: As principal of one of the best elementary schools in the state, I would like to share a few recipes that are working in our school for student success: Flexible, committed faculty and staff School-wide discipline plan that rewards both short-term and long-term behavior Formative assessments given on a regular basis throughout the year Constant data dissemination … Read More

2009 VAAA – Winchester Elementary School

First Place, West Division, Elementary Schools Flora Childres, Principal 3587 Boeingshire Road Memphis, TN 38116 Memphis Schools Recipe For Success: As an educator for more than 15 years, at both middle-class and low-income schools, I knew that the best teachers are those with a heart for children, believing that every student can succeed, regardless of their background or circumstances. More than anything else, that’s what I look for in any teacher that I hire for the school year. … Read More

1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 21