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Gardner-Webb University alumna Chasity McCraw, ’17, approaches math problems like giant puzzles. Her goals as a teacher at Thomas Jefferson Classical Academy (TJCA) in Rutherford County, N.C., are to share the excitement of finding a solution and to help her students overcome their fear of math. For her innovative classroom strategies, contagious spirit and other qualities, McCraw was recently honored as TJCA’s Upper Campus Teacher of the Year for 2020-’21.
Boiling Springs, NC
Office of University Communications, "GWU Alumna Named Teacher of the Year at Charter School in Rutherford County, N.C." (2020). Gardner-Webb NewsCenter Archive. 2100.