Nine Cobb teachers presented at the Annual Georgia Council for the Social Studies Fall Conference in Athens in October. Additionally two educators were recognized for their leadership and teaching promise.
Jennifer Dawson, a sixth grade teacher at Lost Mountain Middle School, was elected to President of the Georgia Council for Social Studies for the 2020-2021 school year. Dawson has taught social studies since 2003 and is passionate about guiding middle school students in learning about our wider world and connecting to our country as active, informed citizens.
Morgan Delhey, a sixth grade teacher at Griffin Middle School, was awarded the 2019 GCSS June Bryant Teacher of Promise. Ms. Delhey was nominated by Rochelle Wilson from Floyd Middle School. The award is given to teachers with less than five years of service who are recognized by their peers as showing exceptional promise in the field of social studies. From left to right, Heather McKenzie, President of GCSS, Morgan Delhey, award recipient, Rochelle Wilson, Floyd Middle School, and Eddie Bennett, Executive Director of GSCC
Trudy Delhey, Supervisor
Contributing Author: Ashley Melville, K-12 Social Studies Professional Learning Specialist