Jefferson Elementary's 2019 - 2020 Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Jessica Ferguson. Mrs. Ferguson has been teaching within the Jefferson City School System for 15 years. Multiple members of her family also attended Jefferson City Schools. She received her teaching degree from Mercer University.
Mrs. Ferguson teaches 1st grade at Jefferson Elementary this school year. In her classroom, she encourages her students to embrace reading just as much as she does. She also actively incorporates technology in her lessons to ensure all of her students stay engaged and eager to learn. She believes positive reinforcement is key when it comes to keeping the children in her class motivated. Outside of the classroom, Mrs. Ferguson enjoys baking and running in her spare time.
Congratulations to Mrs. Ferguson on receiving Teacher of the Year.