2015 Teacher Winner
School: F. A. Toomer Elementary School—Atlanta Public Schools
Project: Magical Math Moments
Tiffany Smith is a graduate of the University of Georgia where she received her Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (Pre-K through 2nd emphasis). After graduating, Ms. Smith began her teaching career at Fred Armon Toomer Elementary (FATE). She is in her fourth year teaching first grade at FATE. Ms. Smith serves on FATE’s Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports committee, Science Night committee, Math Day committee, Leadership Team, and as a Culture and Climate chairperson. Ms. Smith’s goal as an educator is to create a classroom environment and curriculum in which her students’ background, abilities, and interests are respected while helping to foster their mental, physical, and social growth.