Congratulations to our Teachers of the Year

Posted: June 2, 2023

Newport News Public Schools is proud to announce our 2023-2024 Teachers of the Year. These dedicated professionals are ensuring that all students graduate college, career and citizen-ready.

Divisionwide and Middle Teacher of the Year Chanda Woods

The NNPS Middle School and Divisionwide Teacher of the Year for 2023-24 is Chanda Woods, Crittenden Middle School.

Elementary School Teacher of the Year Charron Bournes

The Elementary School Teacher of the year is Charron Bournes, General Stanford Elementary School.

High School Teacher of the Year Michael Sage

The High School Teacher of the year is Michael Sage, Denbigh High School.

Congratulations to ALL of our outstanding NNPS Teachers of the Year!

Katherine Thomas-Hellmuth
Denbigh Early Childhood Center

Pamela Pressley
Marshall Early Learning Center

Kimberly Powell
Watkins Early Childhood Center

Cydney Gentry
An Achievable Dream Academy

Joann Donaldson
Carver Elementary School

Brittany Marfa
B.C. Charles Elementary School

Arnina Johnson
Deer Park Elementary School

Mara Benson
Discovery STEM Academy

Stacey Turner
Dutrow Elementary School

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General Stanford Elementary School

Kia Wiggins
Greenwood Elementary School

Amber Kammoua
Hidenwood Elementary School

Brie Elliott
Hilton Elementary School

Dawn Peterson
Jenkins Elementary School

Brittany Shuford
Katherine Johnson Elementary School

Julie Bowers
Kiln Creek Elementary School

Katelyn Wilmer
Knollwood Meadows Elementary School

Rachael Edmonds
McIntosh Elementary School

Casey Reilly
Newsome Park Elementary School

Erin Weaver
Palmer Elementary School

Shawna Herod
Richneck Elementary School

Allyson Irish
Riverside Elementary School

Colleen Bessen
Sanford Elementary School

Pilar Moran
Saunders Elementary School

Jennifer Brown
Sedgefield Elementary School

Aaron Carter
Stoney Run Elementary School

Jordan Anderson
Yates Elementary School

Stephanie Sadler
An Achievable Dream Middle and High School

Chanda Woods
Crittenden Middle School

Kaylee Blinco
Ella Fitzgerald Middle School

Jacqueline Yau
Gildersleeve Middle School

Kendrett Scott
Hines Middle School

Sirata Fox
Huntington Middle School

Tamoya Diggs-Davis
Passage Middle School

Francis Green
B. T. Washington Middle School

Michael Sage
Denbigh High School

Donna Johns
Heritage High School

Chris Dunlap
Menchville High School

Carla Cole
Warwick High School

Jack Downer
Woodside High School

Tina Dellapenta
VLA Point Option

Rodney Taylor
Enterprise Academy