Dr. Terri Timothy, middle school English teacher and interventionist at
Royal Live Oaks Academy of the Arts & Sciences in Jasper County, is one of five finalists for
Erskine’s 2023-2024 Nathan Yon Institute Teacher of the Year award. The finalists represent
one-sixth of all nominations received from Erskine charters across the state.
“The opportunity to interview for this honor is a reflection of the trust, comradery, and collective
commitment of all the administrators, teachers, students, parents, and community leaders that
sow into me as I serve Jasper’s students,” Timothy said. “I hope to represent all stakeholders
well as I head into the second round of competition.”
This is Timothy’s 18th year of teaching, her sixth year with Royal Live Oaks Academy.
Finalists will be interviewed by a panel of judges on April 25 to determine eligibility for the top