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American Paper & Twine and Titans Radio Announce the Teacher of the Week
American Paper & Twine Co. announced today that Tina Woods from Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, was selected as the Teacher of the Week.
“Our partnership with the Tennessee Titans and Georgia Pacific Communications Papers, allows us an opportunity to honor outstanding teachers through out the Titans Radio listening area,” said Karen Shaffer, Vice President of American Paper and Twine Co. “Each week during the Titans’ season, we search through submissions to find incredible teachers, and the winning teachers receive a $400 gift basket, full of school supplies for their classroom. A new winner is announced every Tennessee Titans game, and at the end of the season we’ll select a ‘Teacher of the Year’. This deserving teacher will receive, an award, a gift basket of school supplies (worth approx. $800) and tickets to the December 17th, Monday night game vs. the New York Jets.”
"Tina is one of two hospital school teachers at Children’s Hospital. While the school program at Children's Hospital is an accredited school by the State of Tennessee, It is anything but a typical school” said Janet Cross, Director of Patient family Center Care, at the at Children’s Hospital. “School is a strong normalizing factor for children and families in the hospital and one in which they experience success and control over while hospitalized. Tina is a master at providing engaging, interesting and appropriate school services for children receiving chemo therapy, burn therapy, high dose antibiotics, rehabilitative therapy and many other treatments. School is individualized to the child's academic needs as well as medical demands.”
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