Nov 15, 2012 3:06 PM by Press Release
David Thibodeaux STEM Magnet Academy's Lerry Cockrell was named middle school
math teacher of the year at the annual Louisiana Association of Teachers of Mathematics/Louisiana Association of Teachers of Science joint conference recently held in Shreveport LA. Ms Cockrell teaches math at STEM Magnet and had been selected math teacher of the year at her school.
Principal, Jeff Debatez nominated Ms. Cockrell for the state association's prestigious award.
Also recognized as a finalist in the same category, Angela Boxie, from Edgar Martin Middle School was nominated by Principal Bobby Badon. She too had been named outstanding math teacher at her school.
Ms. Cockrell and Ms. Boxie were required to submit an application that demonstrated proficiency in teaching math. Applications are submitted from teachers across the state and are reviewed by an expert