The Teacher of the Week is Belinda Nolen from Hope Middle School in Pitt County.
Nolen graduated from NC State University. She teaches exceptional children. She has been teaching at Hope Middle School for 8 years.
The person who nominated Nolen wrote: “She is a awesome teacher and beautiful lady. She has a loving tender and nurturing spirit. She finds the good in everyone and every situation!”
In addition to teaching, Nolen is an advisor for the Ladies of Distinction, which is a mentoring program for 7th and 8th grade girls. She is also her school's representative for the Pitt County Association of Educators.