Coosa County schools announce October teacher, staff members of the month
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Students at Central High School selected Mrs. Villigrana as the October teacher of the month. Mrs. Villigrana is a paraprofessional who has served students in seventh through twelfth grades in their online Edgenuity coursework for two years at Central High School. Mrs. Villigrans says, “My goal is to inspire my students to be creative, have high expectations of themselves, and to be a good role model to them. I let them know that anything is possible if they put their minds to it.” When asked what she loves most about her job, Mrs. Villigrana said, “I love getting to know my kids and trying to create a special bond with them. I want them to know that I am here for them for whatever they may need and that I love them all very much.” Mrs. Villigrana is also the color guard sponsor and a member of the prom committee. Outside of school, she teaches Sunday school for 3-5 year olds and is involved with the youth group, as well .Congratulations, Mrs. Villigrana!
The staff at Central Elementary selected Mrs. Grogan as the staff member of the month. Mrs. Grogan has been the school secretary for Central Elementary School of Coosa County for five years, although she was employed at Central Coosa for several years before taking the secretary position as a substitute teacher. Mrs. Grogan says, “My vision for the students of Coosa County is to always follow your dreams because everything is worth fighting for, so reach for the stars!” When asked what she loves most about her job, Mrs. Grogan said, “One of the things that I enjoy most from my job is getting to see all of the smiling faces as they start their day! Thank you; I am truly honored to be voted as the staff member of the month.” Congratulations, Mrs. Grogan!
The staff at Central Elementary selected Mrs. Hagan as the teacher of the month. Mrs. Hagan has been teaching in Coosa County for 24 years and is currently a kindergarten teacher. Mrs. Hagan says, “I want my students to be active participants and enjoy the learning process. I try to teach my students to show courtesy and respect for everyone. I believe it is important to teach children to be lifelong learners. I love my students, and I want my students to love school.” When asked what she loves most about her job, Mrs. Hagan said, “I feel so blessed to work with an amazing group of coworkers and administration.”
Mrs. Hagan also helps with the Little Yellow School House program which is a project of the Literacy Everywhere grant. She has been riding buses, reading to the students and teaching students in middle school and high school to read with the younger students on the bus. Congratulations, Mrs. Hagan!