Rutland High Teacher to Serve on State Superintendent’s Advisory Council | Best Of
Ana Hernandez, a Spanish teacher at Rutland High School, has been selected to serve on State Superintendent Dr. John Barge’s Teacher Advisory Council. The council consists of selected teachers who debate how the decisions made at the state level affect Georgia teachers.
Ms. Hernandez studied in New York at Brooklyn College, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology, and Hunter’s College, where she earned a master's degree in social work. After moving to Georgia, she attended Fort Valley State University, where she obtained a master's degree in school counseling. Ms. Hernandez has taught her entire career at Rutland High, which totals six years.
She said she loves teaching because she believes it gives her a direct hand in sculpting the future.
“These children are our future and I love to teach knowing that I get to play a part in creating the future,” she said.
She said she is thrilled to be selected for the Teacher Advisory Council and wants to participate in order to make her voice heard.
- Emily Brunner