Teacher of the Week: Taylor Edwards

GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) – This week’s WITN Teacher of the Week is Taylor Edwards. Edwards teaches at North Duplin Elementary School and is the head sports trainer at North Duplin High School.

The North Duplin school district is a second family to Edwards. After attending North Duplin Elementary, North Duplin Middle School, and North Duplin High School herself, she came back to teach next to the people who helped raise and develop her into a young adult.

She is in her 10th year of teaching second grade, and 13th year of being the head sports trainer at the high school.

Edwards says she always knew she wanted a career in education. She Both her parents work at North Duplin High School.

Now she teaches next to the teachers who taught her and continues to play a role in students who are now athletes at the high school.

Edwards says in the classroom, she focuses on hands-on lesson plans and integrating activities with the high school like an easter egg hunt so she can contribute to the family atmosphere she loves.

“North Duplin is very special because all of our students are on one campus. I am very blessed to be a part of such a great school and community,” says Edwards.