Towns Carlson

Position: Fourth Grade Teacher

School: Edgewood Elementary School

School District: Homewood City Schools

City, State: Homewood, Alabama

About the Nominee: Towns Carlson was nominated by her assistant principal, Laura Tate. Ms. Carlson is truly a dedicated teacher who goes above and beyond for her students. She often offers her students the chance to stay after school for tutoring. She does this simply because she has genuine care and concern for students. Furthermore, Ms. Carlson has given her time to becoming a coach for Girls on the Run. She teaches lessons as part of the Girls on the Run curriculum to educate girls on topics related to enriching character and building confidence. She also helps students set and achieve physical, emotional and educational goals.

Additionally, Miss Carlson has been a Program Director Assistant with Camp DeSoto in Mentone, AL. As you can see, she is truly an outstanding educator who changes lives for students in the Edgewood Elementary community. They are blessed to have her as an educator!