Brookwood's marketing teacher, Cindy Bazzell, realized her lifetime teaching goal at age 31.
In 2004, as a first year teacher, Cindy Bazzell established her lifetime teaching goal. She decided that she would strive to be nominated for Gwinnett County Teacher of the Year during her career. The self-admitted multi-tasker and mother of two has reached that goal at age 31. This year, Brookwood High School’s marketing and business education teacher represented the school in Gwinnett’s very competitive program. Bazzell didn’t start out to be a teacher. She graduated from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia with a dual major in marketing and management information systems. As part of her program, she interned at a large company working in project coordination and web development. Offered a full time job, she …
Twenty five teachers, including two from Snellville-area schools are one step closed to being the county's Teacher of the Year.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
Gwinnett County Public Schools announced today the names of 25 semifinalists in the running for the district's 2012 Teacher of the Year award. The group of 15 elementary, five middle, and five high school teachers (including two teachers from Snellville-area schools) was selected from the initial list of 129 local school Teachers of the Year. Their school colleagues nominated the teachers. A selection committee — made up of teachers, central office personnel, and administrators — will now consider the semifinalists’ applications and answers to a set of additional questions to determine six finalists. Committee members will then make site visits to the classrooms of the six finalists and conduct thorough interviews with each educator. …