|A New Season of Golden Apple Teacher Features Begins
A recent survey found 87% of parents of teens say a teacher made a positive impact in their child's life. For the past six-years, News 12 Now has highlighted the work being done in our classrooms through the Golden Apple program. Video
|City Council welcomes new members to health, education and housing board
The health, education and housing board are welcoming two new members today after being nominated by city council members.
|Hundreds gather to celebrate the 95th anniversary of the 19th Amendment
Some call this the "Week of the Women" as America celebrates the 95th anniversary of woman earning the right to vote in this country. Video
|7-16 Freedom Fund for Chattanooga shooting victims' families
It will provide scholarship funds to support family members’ pursuit of continuing education.
|GOLDEN APPLE: William Clem of McMinn Co. High School
McMinn County High School students consider William Clem to be more than just a teacher. Many call him a mentor.
|GOLDEN APPLE: Michelle Akers from McConnell Elementary
The atmosphere inside Michelle Akers' classroom resembles a campground at Chester Frost Park. Akers uses creative experiences, like reading tents, to keep her students engaged. Video
|GOLDEN APPLE: Eric Blackburn from Cleveland High School
Cleveland High students say Eric Blackburn makes them work hard, but he still finds ways to make assignments fun. While Biology and Chemistry can be tough topics, Blackburn uses humor to lighten the load. Video
|Kathy Sweatman Uses Compliments to Reach Her 7th Grade Math Students
Kathy Sweatman looks for the positive in her students. While working on equations, function tables, and graphs she compliments those who work hard or find shortcuts to math problems. Video
|Laura Aldridge Hams It Up in the Classroom
She took the long road to become a teacher. But today, Laura Aldridge serves as an example of how perseverance pays off. The Chattanooga Valley Elementary school teacher didn't start in the classroom... and now believes that was the plan all along. Video
|Beth Chappelear Takes History Into the Digital Age
Heritage Middle School teacher Beth Chappelear found a way to take history out of the past and bring it into the digital age. Her students responded with an awakened interest in social studies. Video
|Golden Apple: Donna Kerstetter Pushes Her Students to Stay on Course
Parents entrust her with their children over 7 hours every day, and Donna Kerstetter believes she needs to make the best of that time. The Certified Reading Specialist teaches six different subjects every day. Video