Local math teacher receives national honor

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Livingston Parish Public Schools

LIVINGSTON, La. (BRPROUD) – This week is Teacher Appreciation Week and in honor of that, one local teacher is being recognized as an Extraordinary Educator for 2021.

Tracie M. Porter is an educator at Holden School.

Porter teaches sixth-grade math and the local educator was recently recognized for her work in the classroom.

The sixth-grade teacher is one of a handful of Extraordinary Educators for 2021, according to Curriculum Associates.

Image courtesy of Livingston Parish Public Schools

“I am very honored to be named one of the 2021 Extraordinary Educator recipients by Curriculum Associates,” Porter said. “Being included in a group with such excellent educators is certainly an accomplishment. I believe that collaboration is important in education, and I am blessed to be given this opportunity to collaborate with some of the best.”

Porter is one of 44 teachers that were chosen as ‘Extraordinary Educators.’

Rob Waldron, CEO of Curriculum Associates, noted that this year’s winners demonstrated a tremendous resolve to achieve under unprecedented circumstances.

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