Golden Apple: Deidra Burleson
At Straughn Middle School, in Covington county, Deidra Burleson, known as Mrs. B, is an 8th grade language arts teacher. She has a lot of passion and interaction with her students. She helps her students build their writing skills and uses her lectures to make them create connections with teenagers in the past. She is currently pursuing her master’s degree so she can learn more ways to further her students!
If you know of a great educator we should recognize, you can nominate them by going to our website, www.waka.com, click on the “Golden Apple” banner and fill out the nomination form.