LOCUST GROVE, GA - The Georgia Association for Gifted Children recently named Luella Elementary teacher Dr. Cathy Schreiber as Georgia’s Gifted Teacher of the Year for 2014. Schreiber’s recognition included, a complimentary registration to the 2014 GAGC Convention, a plaque, letter of recognition from the GAGC President, and registration and paid travel expenses to the summer conference focused on Enrichment Teaching and Learning at the University of Connecticut, July 13-18. According to the association, the award is presented to “a gifted education teacher who has demonstrated exceptional teaching, dedication, and positive parent relations in his/her school, community, or the state of Georgia.”
Schreiber has spent 17 years teaching gifted children. She is a member of the Henry County Schools Gifted Steering Committee, and served as a Member of Research for the National Association of Gifted Children’s Creativity and Special Populations divisions. She has authored and co-authored several works for gifted student-focused publications, and shared her knowledge and passion with professionals at over 20 different conferences and workshops.
“Dr. Schreiber has been at the forefront of both of these movements guiding and supporting the direction of the county through her expert opinion and counsel,” said Dr. Aaron Randall, Coordinator in Henry County Schools and district facilitator for gifted education. “I have known her for almost three years, and in that time have not ceased to be amazed by her talent, compassions, dedication, intelligence, grace, and spirit.”
Luella Elementary Principal Dr. Carla Montgomery shared her thoughts. “Cathy is reliable, dedicated, caring, and knows how to keep others upbeat no matter how serious or intense tasks may become on the job. She exemplifies the exceptional qualities that I look for in a teacher.”
Schreiber has taught in Henry County Schools for 21 years. For more information on Henry County Schools, visit here.
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