Summer Alumni Summit
This year's Summer Alumni Summit will be Tuesday, June 28th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. We hope to see you then!
2016 Keynote Speaker, Cathy Whitehead
Cathy Whitehead is a third grade teacher at West Chester Elementary School in Henderson, Tennessee. She is the recipient of several awards and grants, and she is currently serving our state as the 2016 Tennessee Teacher of the Year. Cathy is especially passionate about the importance of early literacy in addressing inequity and effective teacher leadership, and she shares her voice as a member of Governor Haslam’s inaugural Teacher Cabinet and Commissioner McQueen’s Teacher Advisory Council. She has served as a TNCore Coach with the Department of Education, works as a Teacher Leader within her district, is a SCORE Teacher Fellow, and regularly blogs about best classroom practices. Cathy earned her undergraduate degree at the University of Mississippi and holds a masters degree and reading specialist endorsement from the University of Tennessee at Martin.