June 12, 2019 Aiken, SC
What is the best workday ever? We believe it is a full day of hands-on, engaging, and inspirational professional development with nationally known educators, Dr. Ann Marie Taylor and Jed Dearybury.
Meet Your Hosts!
Dr. Ann Marie Taylor
Dr. Ann Marie Taylor is an accomplished educator with the titles of 2008 SC Teacher of the Year, PSTA's 2016 education service award, and CEC's 2019 advocate of the year, just to name a few. Ann Marie began her career in juvenile justice and made her way into public education because she wanted to change the lives of students and leave a legacy. She loves supporting and empowering SC teachers, and she is determined to make SC's education system better. She is the newly hired Executive Director of Horse Creek Academy, a public charter school in Aiken, SC.
Jed Dearybury, a National Board Certified Early Childhood Educator, is a 17 year veteran of education. During his 13 year classroom tenure, Jed received numerous awards. He was featured in GQ Magazine as Male Leader of the Year, met President Obama as the SC winner of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching, and was named as a top 5 finalist for South Carolina Teacher of the Year because of his passion, love, and success in education. His goal: Equip, Encourage, Empower the teaching profession using creativity, laughter, and sparkle.