An eighth grade social studies teacher at Sylvan Hills Middle School has been named the Atlanta Public Schools’ Teacher of the Year.
The district-wide honor was awarded to Mahoganey Jackson on Wednesday. Jackson has been a teacher for nine years.
Jackson was selected as this year’s winner from a field of finalists that included
Jennifer Lockwood, a third grade teacher at Springdale Park Elementary, and Larry Alford, who teaches culinary arts and is the department chair for career, technical, and agricultural education; art; world language; and physical education at Crim Open Campus.
The teacher award was announced during an awards ceremony at the Woodruff Arts Center.
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