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Congratulations to three Knox County Schools teachers who were selected to be part of the 2018-19 Tennessee Educator Fellowship class.

The Tennessee Educator Fellowship, an initiative of the State Collaborative on Reforming Education (SCORE), is a yearlong program that equips educators to advocate for their students and their profession as they continue teaching. Thirty-eight educators from across the state were chosen including:


  • Mavis Clark Foster teaches fifth-grade English language arts and science at Green Magnet Academy in Knox County Schools. Clark Foster has been teaching for 16 years.
  • Caitlin Nowell teaches seventh-grade English language arts at South Doyle Middle School in Knox County Schools. Nowell has been teaching for six years.
  • Yolanda Parker Williams teaches fifth-grade math at Karns Elementary School in Knox County Schools. Parker Williams has been teaching for 18 years.


To learn more, visit SCORE at


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