BEAUFORT COUNTY, N.C. (WITN) - WITN's Teacher of the Week for March 21 is Jessie Jordan of Chocowinity Primary School in Beaufort County.
Jordan is in her ninth year of teaching after graduating from East Carolina University with an undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and a Masters of Education in Elementary Education. She teaches first grade.
Jordan has been married for almost six years, and her son is almost three years old.
“I am forever thankful for the ‘village’ that has paved the way for me and my career as a teacher,” Jordan writes.
The parent who nominated Jordan wriote, “She is very passionate at what she does, and I can honestly say that I could not have asked for a better teacher for my child! She has so much patience, and when those children walk through her door, they become her kids! My son thinks the world of her, and he has grown so much educationally since August! She truly is great at what she does!”
Congratulations Jessie Jordan!
Every week during the school year WITN will recognize a Teacher of the Week on WITN News at Sunrise. The winner receives a plaque and $100 Walmart gift card. To nominate your teacher, email TOTW@witn.com.