Jami Willis, Irwin County High School Science teacher and teacher of the year, was named as the Irwin County School System teacher of the year at the regular Board of Education meeting on Monday, November 12.
Ms. Willis is a 1993 graduate of Tift Co. High School and 1997 graduate of Georgia Southern (Bachelor's degree in Middle Grades Ed: Science and Math). She has a Master of Science in Post Secondary Education from Troy University and is currently working on her EdS in Curriculum and Instruction at Kennesaw State University to graduate in May 2019. She holds certifications to teach PK-5; 4-8 Math, Science, and Reading; and 6-12 Science. She also has a Gifted Certification and is Google Educator Certified. She has been teaching for 22 years--8 years in Newton County Schools, 9 years in Cook County Schools, 2 years in Tift County Schools, and this is her third year in Irwin County.
Congratulations, Ms. Willis!