Teacher of the Year

Tecaher of the Year

Rebecca Kuitems

Dr. Will Hardin, Superintendent with Rebecca Kuitems 2019 Camden County Schools Teacher of the Year

Ms. Rebecca Kuitems
2019 Camden County High School and Camden County Schools Teacher of the Year



Georgia Teacher of the Year

Georgia's Teacher of the Year Program (GTOTY) annually spotlights the teaching profession and recognizes outstanding public school teachers at the local and state levels.

The program is sponsored by the Georgia Department of Education. It is a prestigious awards program to focus attention on excellence in teaching. The first Georgia Teacher of the Year was selected in 1971.


The candidate for Teacher of the Year should be:

•A certified classroom teacher (clear and renewable certificate) in public prekindergarten through grade 12, including special education, physical education, art, music, media specialists and ROTC teachers. (Counselors are not eligible.)
•An exceptionally dedicated, knowledgeable, and skilled teacher who is planning to continue in active teaching status.
•A teacher who inspires students of all backgrounds and abilities to learn.
•A teacher who has the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues.
•A teacher who plays an active and useful role in the community as well as in the school.
•A teacher who is poised and articulate and possesses the energy to withstand a taxing schedule.

2019 TOTY Gift Sponsors

Georgia Theater Co.
The Company House
Missy’s Kitchen
St. Marys  Seafood &More
Papa Johns Pizza
St. Marys Aquatic Center
Southern Oak Outfitters
Southern Saint
Classic Cleaners
Launch Printing


Lamp of Knowledge
Barlow Orthodontics
Chick-fil-A of Kingsland
Camden Oral Surgery
Fowler, Maxwell and Company, P.C.
Stanley Prince, DDS
Jane Brown State Farm
Camden County School Principals

Herff Jones
Georgia Power


Southeast Georgia Health