Teacher Proud Tuesday. Feb 2023

For February's #TeacherProud Tuesday we are spotlighting the Dallas County, Pleasant Hope, Reeds Spring, and West Plains School Districts.


Pleasant Hope


  • Tammy Cook, Teacher at Ranch School
  • Chris Keller, Social Science Teacher at the High School
  • Samantha Bolen, Custodian at the Middle School
  • Brenda Tucker, Secretary at the Elementary School



Reeds Spring

Ashley Kohl is a fourth-grade teacher at Reeds Spring Elementary School. She is known to support her students by attending extracurricular activities on the weekends and she saves letters that students have written to themselves in the fourth grade that she returns to them when they graduate from high school.

โ€œShe is a world-class educator and deserves to be recognized for her hard work and dedication over the years,โ€ said one colleague.



West Plains

  • Jay Hale, Ag Science Teacher at SCCC
  • Jerry Weimer, Computer Teacher at WPMS/WPHS
  • Anna Berry, Fourth Grade Teacher at WPE
  • Jennifer Callahan, Teacher at WPHS
  • Tonya Daves, Teacher at Zizzer Pride Academy
  • Lisa Chezem, Teacher at ECSE Preschool
  • Danielle Yeage, 2nd GradeTeacher at South Fork
  • Tonya Jedlicka, Ag Science Teacher at SCCC/WPHS
  • Allison Arnold, Teacher at WPMS



Dallas County Schools

Dr. Pam Hedgpeth asks Tim Phillips, Dallas County Schools CTE Teacher, to share his why on this #TeacherProud Tuesday!


Dr. Pam Hedgpeth asks Samantha Arthur Dallas County Schools CTE counselor to share her why on this #TeacherProud Tuesday!



Join the Celebration

The purpose of the Teacher Proud Tuesday campaign is to lift up and celebrate the profession and those currently serving, to recruit and inspire candidates to consider teaching, and to inform communities, business leaders and policymakers on the importance of public education. 

๐ŸŒŸ Check out the Teacher Proud Webpage and Toolkit to learn more.

๐Ÿ”ฆ If your District would like to be spotlighted by GOCSD please contact Janetta Garton.