Two Brookwood High teachers were recently recognized as tops in their field. Dr. Amber Simmons of Brookwood High School was named the Georgia Council of Teachers of English 2017 Teacher of the Year. This honor recognizes a language arts teacher who understands the crucial issues in the teaching of literacy skills, demonstrates keen awareness and implementation of the best practices in teaching language arts, and influences colleagues at a local, state, and national level. Dr. Simmons was honored at the state level on February 11, and now will represent Georgia in the National Council of Teachers of English High School Teacher of the Year competition.
Ashley Allgood of Brookwood High was named 2017 Georgia Latin Teacher of the Year by the Georgia Classical Association. The Teacher of the Year Award is presented to a member of the Georgia Classical Association who is distinguished as a teacher of Latin through the performance of students and through exceptional efforts to enhance the teaching of Latin in the state of Georgia.