On March 1, 2023, Principal Abdul-Salaam announced The Main Street Academy’s 2023 – 2023 Support Professional of the Year and Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to Mrs. Karelle Williams, Teacher of the Year, and Ms. Sara – Ashley Spear, Support Professional of the Year.
Mrs. Williams and Ms. Spear were selected by peer votes and participated in panel interviews prior to being respectively selected as 2023 – 2024 Teacher of the Year and Professional of the Year by the committee. Next, Mrs. Williams and Ms. Spear will participate in Fulton County Schools county-wide competitions, activities and events representing The Main Street Academy.
2023 - 2024 Teacher of the Year – Mrs. Karelle Williams
Mrs. Williams began teaching at The Main Street Academy during the 2012 – 2013 school year. During her tenure at The Main Street Academy, Mrs. Williams taught third grade and is currently the school's S.T.EA.M. and CTAE teacher.
Becoming TMSA’s 2023 – 2024 Teacher of the Year means the world to me! I absolutely love being a TMSA teacher. Every day, I can’t wait to see the kids. I absolutely love my job!”
– Karelle Williams
2023 - 2024 Support Professional of the Year - Ms. Sara-Ashley Spear
Ms. Spear joined TMSA during the 2020 – 2021 academic school year as a paraprofessional for kindergarten and currently supports first grade. Ms. Spear has two daughters who currently attend The Main Street Academy.
“Being awarded TMSA’s Professional of the Year is a big deal because it recognizes the school’s support staff. We’re noticed and appreciated.” - Sara-Ashley Spear
Congratulations Mrs. Williams and Ms. Spear!