The Teacher of the Week is Jennifer Walker.
She is a kindergarten teacher at Eastern Elementary.
Walker is from Beaufort County, where she attended Washington High School.
She received her bachelor's and master's degrees from East Carolina University. She has been teaching in Beaufort County since 2008.
Most recently, Walker was Eastern Elementary’s Teacher of the Year.
Walker loves spending time on the river with her friends and family.
The person who nominated Walker wrote: "Ms. Walker is committed to helping her students succeed. She is warm and caring. Teaching small children is challenging, but she never loses patience and always has a smile and kind word."