Smyrna West Faculty Kudos and News

What Your Child's Teachers Did on Summer "Vacation"

Tennessee Alternative Education Association Annual Conference

A large percentage of our teachers spent two days networking with other alternative school educators from around the state, sharing strategies for implementing new Common Core standards, and working to find ways to help all students succeed. This beneficial conference was organized by the TAEA Board, which includes Mr. Farris, the SWA Middle School Science Teacher.

Welcome Ms. Freer, Counselor

We'd like to welcome Ms. Cindy Freer, our new Counselor. Ms. Freer comes to us from Lebanon Special School District where she has worked as a teacher and counselor for the past ___ years.

Mr. Gramke, High School Social Studies Teacher

Mr. Gramke gave a presentation at the Annual Tennessee Alternative Education Association Conference in Murfreesboro. The title of the presentation was "Student......... ??

Mrs. Pack, High School Science Teacher

Mrs. Pack attended a two-week class entitled, "...." to gain strategies to help her students in their study of Biology.

Rutherford County Technology Institute

Several SWA teachers, including Mr. Carroll, Ms. Porter, and Mrs. Messerly, attended the Technology Institute to learn new ways to incorporate technology into their classes.