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Meet Georgia’s 2020 Teacher of the Year

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Tracey Nance Pendley is a 2006 sociology and religion graduate who works in Atlanta Public Schools. Photo courtesy of Atlanta Public Schools.

Tracey Nance Pendley, a 2006 Furman University sociology and religion graduate, has been named Georgia’s 2020 Teacher of the Year. Pendley, who completed a master’s in teaching through the University of Chicago’s Urban Teacher Education Program, has served in Atlanta Public Schools since 2012 as a fourth-grade teacher at Burgess Peterson Academy. Before that, she taught in the Chicago Public Schools. Learn more on the FOX 5 website, The Georgia Sun and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where Pendley shares a personal story about the impact of teachers in her life.

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