FLINT TWP. — Jessyca Mathews, an English teacher and varsity soccer coach at Carman-Ainsworth High School, has been named the Teacher of the Year for 2018 by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English (MCTE),
This award is given in spring so that this outstanding teacher can also be honored at the MCTE annual conference in November.
Founded in 1924, the Michigan Council of Teachers of English (MCTE) is an organization for K-16 English language arts teachers and English educators in Michigan, according to its web site. MCTE provides professional development for English language arts teachers and English education professors throughout the state. Its goal is to disseminate current English education scholarship and assist English language arts teachers as they make decisions about pedagogical practices, student populations, and teaching philosophies.
Matthews has taught at C-AHS since 2000.