Shelby County Schools honors teachers who earned National Board certification


NORTH SHELBY – The Shelby County School System honored 10 teachers who earned or renewed their National Board certification, the highest level of certification a teacher can earn.

The teachers were honored Dec. 2 during a Teacher of the Year program at Oak Mountain High School.

Teachers recognized for achieving National Board certification included: Pam Clay, Helena Elementary; Denise Gonzales, Chelsea Middle; Valeria Hackett, Chelsea Park Elementary; Melanie Henderson, Helena Elementary; and Jan Hughey, Helena Elementary. In addition, teachers recognized for the renewal of their National Board certification included: Cissi Bernhard, University of Montevallo/AMSTI; Melody Byrne, Elvin Hill Elementary; Danette Cooper, Chelsea Park Elementary; Ramona Martin, Mt Laurel Elementary; and Angela Walker, Mt Laurel Elementary.