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2020-2021 Teacher of the Year

Ms. Anoruo is a career educator who received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of South Carolina in Mathematics and Educational Administration respectively. She is currently a Doctorate of Education candidate at Johns Hopkins University specializing in Urban Leadership. Ms. Anoruo has been working at Heyward Gibbes Middle since the beginning of her teaching career five years ago. She has taught 6th and 7th grade math and currently serves as the Math Interventionist and AVID Site Coordinator. Ms. Anoruo is passionate about preparing students to be successful in a global society, crafting novel interdisciplinary approaches to evidence-based academic interventions, and ensuring every student she teaches reaches their maximum potential.