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Teacher of the Year 2008-2009

Porter Ridge Middle's Teacher of the Year for 2008-2009

“Excuses are tools of incompetence used to build monuments of nothing.” Any student who has ever spent anytime in Mr. Chandler's classroom knows this quote all too well. After receiving a Bachelor of Science in the Teaching of Secondary School Mathematics, Mr. Chandler spent the next year teaching at Camden Military Academy in Camden, SC. The next 15 years would be spent in Union County where he has taught at Piedmont High and Piedmont Middle Schools (where he was selected as Teacher of the Year 1999-00), before arriving at Porter Ridge Middle School when their doors opened in the Fall of 2005.  Since then he has earned a MEd. in Middle Grades Mathematics. Mr. Chandler says he is able to do the things that he does because he has stood on the shoulders of giants. 

Written by: Casey Stringham
Posted: Feb 01, 2010 by Casey Stringham

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