Lauren Pittman

Position: Special Education Teacher School: Holly Springs Elementary School

School District: Cherokee County School District

City, State: Canton, Georgia

About the Nominee: Lauren Pittman was nominated by Jessica Porter.

Ms. Pittman gets to know each student and creates an environment for the students to flourish. She understands the unique needs of each student in her class, and she utilizes this to create intricate lessons and incorporate differentiation to promote academic success. Ms. Pittman is always seeking and searching for current trends and learning tools to engage students and promote 21st Century Learning. As students use these tools and strategies, they take ownership and are elated to share their work! She sets up evenings for students to present and showcase their work so their parents can come celebrate their success.

Ms. Pittman is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert. She continually mentors and guides teachers in the school, community and state in implementing innovative classroom strategies to increase student achievement. She also leads teachers with multiple programs and strategies to use in the classroom. On evenings and weekends, you can often find her assisting teachers.

She changes lives by helping her students and peers be successful.

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