• By Jasmine S Agyemang
  • Friday, April 26, 2019

Baker Middle School math teacher selected as MCSD 2019 Teacher of the Year

MCSD 2019 TOTYThe Muscogee Educational Excellence Foundation (MEEF) has named Dacia Irvin the 2019 Muscogee County School District Teacher of the Year at a gala honoring 57 Teacher of the Year Honorees.

Ms. Irvin teaches 6th and 7th grade math at Baker Middle School, she’s a Math Support Team Central Region Facilitator, a PAGE Academic Bowl Team Coach, Math Team coach, and a Student Council Advisor.

She was chosen as the most outstanding representative of the teaching faculty of MCSD. Ms. Irvin has a Bachelor of Science in Early Childhood Education from Troy University and a Master of Education in Middle Grades Math from Columbus State University.The MEEF Selection Committee was impressed with Dacia’s connection with her students.
“Dacia has a unique way of connecting with her students,” Selection Committee Chair Tom Hacket said. “Her classroom was
thrilling and her passion for these kids was palpable. It was hard to get the committee to leave her classroom.”

Dacia makes sure every student who comes into her classroom knows they are cared for and held to a high standard.

In her seven years as an educator Dacia has learned some important lessons, “Educating children is so much more than the sum of knowledge retained by our students at the end of the year. It is about planting and nurturing a seed of hope. We are the ones who believe in our children when no one else will,” she says.

The TOTY Selection Committee refers to Ms. Irvin as a ‘teacher’s teacher’ as her passion for her students, her dedication to learning more, and the way she inspires longtime teachers is remarkable.

As MCSD 2019 Teacher of the Year, Ms. Irvin is featured on an OutFront Media digital billboard, a full-page Ledger ad, and she receives a $5,000 honorarium.

Congratulations Dacia Irvin!



Rasheed Simons about 3 months ago
Jaycee RRES about 3 months ago
    good job
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Nikki Henderson about 3 months ago
    Congratulations!!!! Well deserved. Thank you taking time with my daughter.
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    Thank you for your service and dedication Ms. Irvin. Your students are lucky to have a teacher like you. Awesome job stellar educator!
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India Hall about 3 months ago
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Lia Garcia about 3 months ago
    I am glad that you are teacher of the year because i used to be at Baker but I started going to Blackmon Road.
kj about 3 months ago
    Love it
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    I love Baker
Dr Sharron L. Pough about 3 months ago
    Congratulations!!!! Keep up the outstanding work!!
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    Congratulations!!! Pride of the Southside!!!
about 3 months ago
    Congrats Ms.irvin this laniya Meeks
Carlos Baggage about 3 months ago
    This is such an awesome honor for Dacia Irvin. I worked with her at Baker and she is certainly well deserving of this honor. In addition, what a great honor for lion pride of Baker Middle School! Congratulations!
Kalima Rembert about 3 months ago
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    Congrats, mamm ..
LTC Don German about 3 months ago
    Absolutely great choice! Ms. Irvin, you rock! You are indeed an awesome teacher. It was great working and getting to know you during my two years at Baker! Congratulations!
Bernadette McGhee about 3 months ago
    This is so Awesome!! Congratulations!! Dacia Irvin you are a inspiration to your students, and your peers.
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    Awesome!!! Congrats!!!
Andre Green about 3 months ago
    I went to Baker, she is a great teacher.
about 3 months ago
    Dacia Irvin is a well-deserving teacher. Baker Middle School has some awesome teachers.
about 3 months ago
    Awesome!!! We are so proud of our Teacher of the Year. Congratulations to all who were selected to represent their schools.

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