Alice Burruss named Teacher of the Year for Hyde County Schools

Published 9:29 am Sunday, May 22, 2022

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Hyde County Schools has announced that Alice Burruss, first grade teacher at Ocracoke School, is the 2022-23 Hyde County Schools District Teacher of the Year.

Burruss honed her craft as an assistant childcare director on Ocracoke, went back to school in 2010 to earn her K-6 teaching license, returned to Ocracoke as a pre-kindergarten teacher at Ocracoke School and two and a half years later became the first grade teacher – a position she has thrived in for 10 years.

“She believes in providing quality instruction for every student, personalizing and pacing that learning for each student, and encouraging pride in each students’ accomplishments,” stated a Hyde County Schools press release.

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