Twice each year, in the spring and fall, AASCD also recognizes a member of the curriculum and instruction community as an Outstanding Curriculum Leader. The nominations for the award come from peers who work with outstanding people from all over Alabama.
The winner is selected based on their work with curriculum and instruction in a school or district capacity as well as their contributions to the educational field beyond their own school district.
With 17 years of experience, the winner for Spring 2018 has served as
- An elementary teacher for 11 years in Talladega County;
- An AMSTI Specialist and assistant AMSTI director for 4 years at the Montevallo regional inservice center;
- Technology Integration specialist, and currently as assistant principal in Talladega County at Lincoln Elementary;
- Has presented locally and across the state in the areas of reading, writing, technology, and hands-on science;
- She is described as a risk-taker and master teacher who has an exceptional ability to connect with teachers and administrators to execute the vision of the school system;
- Her nominator said she has made “an undeniable impact as she assists her school and the district to continually work to innovate and provide the most effective resources and strategies for students.”
Nominated by her superintendent, Dr. Suzanne Lacey, the Spring 2018 AASCD Outstanding Curriculum Leader is
Mrs. Anna Jones, assistant principal of Lincoln Elementary in Talladega County Schools.