Dr. Amber Markmann Simmons Named Georgia English Teacher of the Year

Brenau alumna Dr. Amber Markmann Simmons, WC ’03 of Snellville, Georgia, was named Georgia English Teacher of the Year by the Georgia Council of Teachers of English. The award recognizes one language arts teacher each year for their work in the classroom and with colleagues on a local, state and national level. She¬†teaches at Brookwood High School in Snellville.

Simmons will go on to represent Georgia at the National Council of Teachers of English High School Teacher of the Year competition Saturday, Nov. 18, during the NCTE Annual Convention in St. Louis, Missouri.