Awards for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics

Deadline for Nominations: May 30th

Georgia teachers are eligible to receive awards in for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics. An elementary teacher (K-5), a middle school teacher (6-8), and a high school teacher (9-12) will be selected as recipients.

A teacher who is nominated should meet the following criteria:

  • be a member of GCTM,
  • have taught mathematics at least 3 years in Georgia,
  • have strong content foundation in mathematics appropriate for their teaching level,
  • show evidence of growth in the teaching of mathematics,
  • show evidence of professional involvement in GCTM and NCTM, and not have received the Excellence in Teaching Mathematics award in the past 5 years.

You must be a member of GCTM to nominate anyone. To nominate a teacher for this award, please do the following:

  • send in a letter nominating the person, explaining why you think he/she is deserving of this award and how he/she meets the criteria above, and
  • and send in the Excellence in Teaching Nomination Form.


2014 Excellence in Teaching Award Winner (High School)
Julie Pinto



2014 Excellence in Teaching Award Winner (Elementary School)
Jennifer Cormican


Past Recipients of Excellence in Teaching Awards

Elementary School Level
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
Jennifer Cormican
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Kathy Spruiell
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Jane Hannon
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Leslie Poythress
Angie Meredith
Glynn County Schools
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Stripling Elementary School, Norcross
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LaFayette Education Center, Fayette County
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Gray Elementary, Jones County
Fayette County
Middle School Level
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
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Janice Moore
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Nickey Ice
Pamela How
Shirley McDonald
Karen Lawrence
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Paul D. West Middle School, East Point
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Eastside Christian School, Marietta
South Central Middle School, Barrow County
Ringgold Middle School, Catoosa County
Dean Rusk Middle School, Cherokee County
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High School Level
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
Julie Pinto
Carolyn Thigpen
Peter Anderson
Donna Campbell
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Debbie Kohler
Melanie Helms
Basil Lee
Jean Linner
Marietta High School
George Walton Academy, Walton County
Troup County High School, Troup County
Emanuel County Institute, Twin City
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Sequoyah High School, Cherokee County
Ware County High School, Ware County
Benjamin Banneker High School, Fulton County
Lassiter High School, Cobb County