Katie Faulkner from Eastern Elementary in Greenville is the WITN Teacher of the Week for Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Faulkner is a graduate of East Carolina University and has been teaching for five years. She currently teaches kindergarten at Eastern Elementary but has taught other grades in the elementary school as well.
Faulkner says her young students are "energetic and love being at school every single day."
When asked why she got into teacher, Faulkner said, "I've loved working with kids and really wanted to make a difference in their lives and figured this was the best way to do it."