2016-2017 Teacher of the Year

2016-2017 Teacher of the Year
Posted on 12/18/2016
Ms. SyversonMs. Syverson has been selected as the 2016-2017 Bel-Aire Teacher of the Year. Ms. Syverson has taught 4th grade math at Bel-Aire Elementary for three years, and she now serves as a sixth grade math teacher, Math Department Chair and sixth grade team leader. She advises the Bel-Aire National Elementary Honor Society and BAE Math Team. She has received numerous grants for her sixth grade math classes. She also serves on the Mississippi Teacher Council and works alongside State Superintendent Dr. Carey Wright. 

Ms. Syverson serves on the School Community Council and implemented the 2016 Parent Math University, a series of workshops in which teachers from each grade level provide math tutorials after the monthly PTA meetings. Materials and activities are purchased through a grant Ms. Syverson received to enrich parent-teacher collaboration.