Javonne Paul Stewart
2008 Teacher Winner
School: Inman Middle School, Seventh-Grade
Project: “Educator Workshops: Cultural Connections & Cultural Traditions!”
Mrs. Paul Stewart’s project delivered professional development to educators by equipping them with instructional strategies that were specifically geared toward increasing the academic achievement of African American boys. This research-based project had a long-term goal of closing the achievement gap that exists between African American boys and other groups of students.