2022-2023 Teacher of the Year

2022-2023 Teacher of the Year
Posted on 05/09/2022
2022-2023 Teacher of the YearSkylar Palmer-Peace is committed to student success inside and outside of the classroom . She has developed deep and  meaningful relationships with her students and families that have allowed her to remain present in her former students’ lives.  She lives by the motto: “I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou. With that, cultivating meaningful relationships with her students is paramount.  


Helping students realize their potential and greatness is Mrs. Palmer-Peace’s philosophy. She loves to use their strengths to help make learning more purposeful and engaging. This helps students build more meaningful connections with content that stick beyond their year in her class. Mrs. Palmer-Peace strives to create a welcoming environment for students to be themselves and to grow as individuals.

Mrs. Palmer-Peace graduated with her B.S in Early Childhood Education from Georgia Southern University, where she also earned her M.Ed  in Curriculum and Instruction and Accomplished Teaching. She is a proud Georgia Southern Alumni and loves to tell anybody that will listen.

During her seven years at FSES, she has worn many hats.  Mrs. Palmer-Peace has served as a 21st Century After-School Tutor, and is the current Grade Level Chair for fifth grade. She has been the diversity committee chair, yearbook committee chair, school news producer, and more. Mrs. Palmer-Peace takes pride in facilitating FSES’ Black history activities such as the annual Black History Quiz Bowl, the Black History Living Museum, and the annual schoolwide Black History program. In addition, Mrs. Palmer-Peace started the Dynamic Dolphin Step Team for fourth and fifth grade students, which she is most proud of. Mrs. Palmer-Peace loves to be a part of all of the wonderful things happening at FSES.
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