Engaging, motivating, nurturing. That’s what parents and peers say about Chasity Darnell, a third-grade teacher at Vanleer Elementary in Vanleer, Dickson County.

Peers say she knows what students need to master the material. Her teaching style builds confidence which parents appreciate.

So we salute Chasity Darnell as our News 2 educator of the week. Sponsored by the Tennessee Lottery which has raised more than six billion dollars for education programs.