Roland Rogers Elementary School

Galloway Township Public Schools, Galloway, NJ

Sep
30

Great American Teach Off – Ms. Dougherty

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 Terry Dougherty named Great American Teach Off finalist needs community support to win $10,000 classroom grant

Hundreds of teachers nationwide have been nominated but only ten have been chosen finalists in the Great American Teach Off. The online community GOOD, and University of Phoenix have teamed up to host the contest, which will reward $10,000 to one talented teacher.

Terry Dougherty of Roland Rogers Elementary School is one of ten finalists vying for the grant. Starting Monday, October 3rd, people can go to www.good.is/gato  to vote for their favorite teacher. People can vote once a day. Each week, the lowest two vote-getters will be eliminated from the competition until one teacher is left. He or she will be declared the winner and receive a $10,000 classroom grant.

Three years ago she began the program Free Military Child Tutoring-They are Heroes Too! As a military spouse for thirty years and as a mother, she understands the separation and transition issues that these resilient children face and is making a difference by offering free tutoring services. Her success and positive impact at Roland Rogers Elementary School and in the community brings attention to the unique needs and sacrifices that the children of our military personnel endure for our country.

Please support Terry and vote every day!   To vote you have to register on the website.  Look at the top righthand side of the website to join and login.

 

 

 

 
FOX NEWS Philadelphia Interview:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OrKCYqaHe_E
 
Blog article National Math and Science Initiative:
http://www.nationalmathandscience.org/blog/2011/10/13/military-spouse-running-rotary-teaching-grant

Best selling author Tamara Monosoff’s article
http://www.mominventors.com/2011/10/17/military-momteacher-who-is-making-a-difference-in-the-classroom/

Interview:
http://galloway.patch.com/articles/galloway-teacher-advances-to-the-second-round-of-great-american-teach-off
 
 NBC 40 interview:
www.nbc40.net/news/19382

Military Spouse Magazine:|
http://www.milspouse.com/blog.aspx?id=23381&blogid=153375

Interview:
http://www.shorenewstoday.com/snt/news/index.php/galloway-twp/galloway-twp-general-news/17110-galloway-teacher-one-of-10-finalists-in-great-american-teach-off.html
 

 



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