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Riverwood High Teacher Named State 2018 Star ESOL Teacher

Riverwood International Charter School ESOL teacher Mary Schmidt was recognized by the Georgia Department of Education as the 2018 Star ESOL Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Schmidt has taught English learners for 20 years, 14 of them at Riverwood. She was nominated for the ESOL Teacher of the Year award by a student, who was in attendance when she was recognized by State School Superintendent Richard Woods in May. Started in 2016, the Star ESOL designation recognizes teachers who provide superior ESOL instruction in Georgia.