Chester County Teachers of the Year 2016-2017

Becky Welch, Teacher of the Year 16-17

Becky Welch is currently a second grade teacher at East Chester Elementary School. This is her first year teaching second grade as she has taught third grade for the past 5 years at East Chester. She graduated from Chester County High School is 1995 and earned a B.S. in Elementary Education from Freed-Hardeman University in 1999. Read more...


Nancy Davidson, Teacher of the Year 16-17

Ms. Nancy has been teaching at JCES for 25 years with experience in Kindergarten, 2nd grade, and currently 3rd grade. She has been very involved in all aspects of school life including Teacher Coach (3 years), Mentor for new teachers, Yearbook Editor (10 years), and directing numerous grade level plays and programs, to name a few things. Read more...


Hayley Cloud, Teacher of the Year 16-17

Inspiration..leadership..student-centered. These are a few words to describe West Chester Elementary's Teacher of the Year. Hayley Cloud began teaching in 2012 and instantly won the hearts of her students as a teacher who truly cares for them. Today Hayley teaches third grade and is still working to reach every student in her classroom. Read more...


Melissa Judd, Teacher of the Year 16-17

Melissa Judd is currently a fifth grade Reading and Science teacher and instructional technology coach at Chester County Middle School. She graduated from Chester County High School in 2003. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education, a Master of Education degree, and an Education Specialist degree from Freed-Hardeman University. Read more...


Renee Croom, Teacher of the Year 16-17

Renee Croom is currently a seventh grade Language Arts and RTI teacher at Chester County Junior High School. This is her 30th year teaching. Mrs. Croom sponsors the Courtesy Club and also serves as a Teacher Leader. She graduated from Chester County High School in 1981 and earned a B.S. in Early Childhood and Elementary Education from Freed-Hardeman University. Read more...


James Carter, Teacher of the Year 16-17

James Carter is Chester County High School's automotive technology teacher. James began his tenure at Chester County High School in 2012 in our Career and Technical Education department and is currently enjoying his fifth year as part of the CCHS family. A Chester County High School 1988 alumni, James entered the workforce and began developing his skills Read more...