2018-2019 Teacher of the Year

 Cynthia Kelly



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Cynthia Kelly

#EISDTeacherOfTheYear #EdgewoodProud Meet Cynthia Kelly, 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year at Gardendale Elementary! 🍎

Cynthia is from southern Illinois and earned her bachelor’s degree from Greenville University.

Kelly has been teaching in Edgewood for 19 years where she began at Hoelscher Elementary and is continuing her career at Gardendale Elementary.

“As an educator, I want to show students the possibility of reaching their dreams is very possible.”

When asked what she enjoys about teaching in Edgewood ISD, she says “The school culture is amazing, and everyone is very supportive. It’s a great family atmosphere.”

As for being nominated Teacher of the Year, Kelly says she feels honored to be selected. “I was definitely very surprised, and I never expected it. It’s an awesome feeling.”

Join us in congratulating Cynthia, the 2018-2019 Teacher of the Year for Gardendale Elementary!

Stay tuned for more Teacher of the Year spotlights in the coming weeks!