Mrs. Jill Smith named 2019 Teacher of the Year for Jane Edwards Elem
Congratulations to Mrs. Smith, Jane Edwards Elementary's 2019 Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Smith is the Teacher Librarian at Jane Edwards. After graduating from the University of South Carolina--Aiken with a degree in Secondary English Education, Mrs. Smith taught high school English for four years. She became a Teacher Librarian in elementary schools after obtaining her Master in Library and Information Science degree from the University of South Carolina. She has been a Teacher Librarian in various elementary schools ever since, taking time off for a few years to be a stay-at-home mom. She has worked in Charleston County schools for 3 1/2 years. Mrs. Smith loves to make learning fun and to make the library a magical place. Students not only use her library to check out books. Any given day, they might enter the library to do STEAM challenges, create in the library's makerspace, or participate in a BreakoutEDU (escape room) game.