Abi Woodson (SES Alum) Receives 2019 Teacher of the Year Award for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools

Posted on June 11, 2019

Abi Woodson SES Alum Teacher of the Year 2019 Award
The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Core Awards winners are (from left): Samantha Fitzgerald, Assistant Principal of the Year; Sandra Shropshire, Classified Employee of the Year; Debra Gladstone, Principal of the Year; and Abi Woodson, Teacher of the Year.

Congratulations to Abi Woodson, a fourth-grade teacher at Speas Elementary School and Department of Specialized Educations Services (SES) alum, who has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Teacher of the Year Award for Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools!

Woodson has been teaching for 15 years and has been at Speas since 2012. She earned her bachelor’s degree in education from UNC-Chapel Hill in 2002, and later earned her master’s degree in special education from UNC Greensboro.

Woodson’s award was announced at a banquet on May 23. Known as the “Core Awards,” they’re awarded on the basis of Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools’ core values: equity, student-centered, accountability, integrity, high expectations and collaboration.

Read more about Woodson’s well deserved award here.