Ms. Erin Cole has been teaching for twenty years with sixteen years at Decatur Classical School. She comes from a lineage of educators, with both of her parents serving their communities as teachers. Her passion for teaching comes from the students she serves. She is a pillar of the Decatur community renowned for building lifelong relationships giving students a true sense of belonging and family. She has played a vital role in helping Decatur navigate teaching during the global pandemic. Our colleagues, students, families, and community are proud of her nomination for this prestigious award.
The press release on the finalists is available on this page of Golden Apple’s website.