: J.F. Drake Middle School has named Jenna Chapman their Teacher of the Year!
Mrs. Chapman has been with Auburn City Schools since August 2009 and is currently a sixth-grade math teacher at DMS in her 18th year of experience in public education. Before joining the ACS team, Mrs. Chapman taught in Troup County for four years. Mrs. Chapman is currently the Math teacher with the Cosmic Cats team at J. F. Drake Middle School. Mrs. Chapman has been a member of the Drake Middle School faculty since 2013. Prior to coming to Drake, Mrs. Chapman had taught fourth and fifth grades. Mrs. Chapman started her teaching career in 1998. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Auburn University and a Master of Education in Elementary Education from Troy University.
“Mrs. Jenna Chapman is a constant ray of sunshine, always wearing a smile and bringing a spirit of positivity wherever she goes. She is passionate about the teaching profession and serves colleagues across our campus as a trusted mentor and accountability partner. Jenna possesses the gift of seeing untapped potential in colleagues and students and uses thoughtfully crafted feedback to help those individuals rise to new levels of achievement and skill. Jenna passionately cares for her students and works tirelessly to cultivate a safe classroom culture, affirming and engaging. Mrs. Chapman is a masterful educator, a skillful communicator, and an absolute joy to have as part of our DMS family!” – Sarah Armstrong, DMS Principal.