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Orlando Sentinel
Florida's top teacher is 'face and foundation' of Leesburg Hightheir family is a “math person” — and always quickly counters it. “You just ha
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 3 days ago
their family is a “math person” — and always quickly counters it. “You just haven’t learned it yet,” she says. Then the Leesburg High School teacher makes it her mission to fill in holes in their knowledge, convince them they can master the... Read more
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The Daily Commercial
Players have a ball in Leesburg adult flag football leaguething,” said Marcus Niblack, the recreation supervisor with Leesburg’s Parks an
The Daily Commercial / Posted 7 days ago
thing,” said Marcus Niblack, the recreation supervisor with Leesburg’s Parks and Recreation Department. “You’ve got some Leesburg High School and other Lake County high school alums out there kind of living their pipe dream. They get real... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Central Florida teacher is state’s new Teacher of the Yearof the Year. State education officials announced Thursday night at a gala in O
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 9 days ago
of the Year. State education officials announced Thursday night at a gala in Orlando that Tammy Jerkins, a math teacher at Leesburg High School located northwest of Orlando, was the Florida Teacher of the Year. Jerkins received $25,000 from the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Central Fla. teacher is state's new Teacher of the Yearof the Year. State education officials announced Thursday night at a gala in O
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
of the Year. State education officials announced Thursday night at a gala in Orlando that Tammy Jerkins, a math teacher at Leesburg High School located northwest of Orlando, was the Florida Teacher of the Year. Jerkins received $25,000 from the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Leesburg High math teacher named Florida's top teacherA math teacher at Leesburg High School known for never giving up on her student
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 9 days ago
A math teacher at Leesburg High School known for never giving up on her students — even those seemingly unmotivated to learn — was tapped as Florida’s next teacher of the year at a ceremony tonight in Orlando. Tammy Jerkins, who graduated from the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Palm Harbor Middle School math instructor to learn if she's Florida's top teacherin January. The other finalists: Katelyn Fiori from Vero Beach Elementary Scho
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
in January. The other finalists: Katelyn Fiori from Vero Beach Elementary School; mathematics teacher Tammy Jerkins from Leesburg High School; exceptional education teacher Diego Fuentes from Hillcrest School in Marion County; and Michael Miller... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Marlene Straughan, finalist for state award, two others named principals in Lake schoolsShores Elementary School before moving to East Ridge Middle School as an achiev
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
Shores Elementary School before moving to East Ridge Middle School as an achievement liaison. She went on to become a Leesburg High School assistant principal and most recently was assistant principal of curriculum and instruction at Carver... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Palm Harbor Middle School teacher among finalists vying for Florida Teacher of the YearStudios Orlando. The finalists are Katelyn Fiori from Vero Beach Elementary Sc
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 10 days ago
Studios Orlando. The finalists are Katelyn Fiori from Vero Beach Elementary School; mathematics teacher Tammy Jerkins from Leesburg High School; exceptional education teacher Diego Fuentes from Hillcrest School in Marion County; Michael Miller from... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
5 finalists vying for Florida Teacher of the YearStudios Orlando. The finalists are Katelyn Fiori from Vero Beach Elementary Sc
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Studios Orlando. The finalists are Katelyn Fiori from Vero Beach Elementary School; mathematics teacher Tammy Jerkins from Leesburg High School; exceptional education teacher Diego Fuentes from Hillcrest School in Marion County; Michael Miller from... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Lake district earns a B grade from state, up from a Ccontinued its improvement, going from an F in the 2014-15 school year to a D la
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 25 days ago
continued its improvement, going from an F in the 2014-15 school year to a D last year and a C this past school year. Leesburg High School, meanwhile, jumped to a C from a D. “I’m thrilled,” Dodd said.. “We don’t have any Ds or Fs [in the... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Mount Dora educator falls short of Florida Assistant Principal of the Year title, sill wins $1,000two Central Florida educators remain in the running for the state’s Teacher of
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 29 days ago
two Central Florida educators remain in the running for the state’s Teacher of the Year award. Finalists include Leesburg High School math teacher Tammy Jerkins and Kissimmee Elementary School teacher Mike Miller. The Teacher of the Year... Read more

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