Teacher of the Year - Mr. Russ Burnett
Mr.Burnett grew up in Cedar Bluff, Alabama and graduated from Coosa High School in 2001. He married his wife, Dixi, in 2007. He received a B.S. in Recreation and Leisure from Shorter University in 2006. He received a Master's Degree and a Specialist Degree in Special Education from the University of West Georgia. He taught Special Education at East Paulding Middle School from 2008-2018, where he was named Teacher of the Year in 2015. He began teaching at Pepperell Middle School in 2018. In his free time he enjoys spending time with my beautiful family, playing the mandolin, and watching The Office. Congratulations, Mr. Burnett!
Congratulations to the Teachers of the Year, pictured above: Clint Jones (Classified), Lacee Landrum (8th Grade), Russ Burnett (7th Grade), Kim Baker (Connections/Multi-Grade), Mary John Hendrix (6th Grade).