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Teacher of the Year

Celia Ausburn 
FY 18 Mitchell County Middle School Teacher of the Year
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Krishna Presha’
FY17 Mitchell County School System Teacher of the Year
FY 17 Mitchell County Middle School Teacher of the Year
Ms. Krishna Presha’ has been a middle school teacher in the Mitchell County School System for 10 years. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Albany State University, Master’s degree from American Inter-Continental University and Specialist degree from Nova Southeastern University. Ms. Presha’ has a genuine desire to help people. After receiving her degrees and certification in special education, she made a vow to give her students the love and support needed to help them be productive, positive, knowledgeable, and educated citizens in society. In her efforts to obtain professional learning experiences, Ms. Presha’ has engaged in many activities that have contributed to her being an effective special education teacher and leader. She is a member of PAGE, The National Association of Special Education Teachers (NASET), and has received training in Reading Horizons, co-teaching, ESOL, Formative Instructional Practices, and Mentor/Mentee collaboration. In addition, she has served as co-chair for the 8th grade, founded the Mitchell Middle School Chorus, served as Chairman of the Black History Program, a member of the school’s Leadership Team, former assistant softball coach, and sponsor for the Junior Beta Club.

Ms. Presha’ is committed to strengthening her community through volunteer work and service-oriented activities. Among these opportunities are: after-school tutoring, Vacation Bible School, youth choir director, and Relay for Life. She also gives back to the community and supports higher education as an active member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority. According to Ms. Presha’, “…all students can and will learn. Teaching and learning are reciprocals of each other. Each student has to be treated fairly, but acknowledge adversity. Students need to learn to articulate well because expression is an important part of learning…Learning is a life process and should not be limited to the classroom. It really does take a village to education children and properly cultivate them into contributing members of society. A child does not care how much you know until he/she knows how much you care.”