If you think you're too old to pursue your passion, meet Phil Mansfield. He's a teacher assistant at Walter L. Parsley Elementary School in Wilmington.
Walk the halls at Brunswick County Early College High School and you'll see the school's mascot prominently displayed. The Firebird represents rising from ashes to fly again.
Step inside Jennifer Page's classroom at Hoggard High School and you'd never know its her first year teaching Honors Spanish III and International Baccaluareate classes.
No doubt you've seen or used spring-loaded mouse traps but one Cape Fear teacher uses them to capture his students' attention about science.
Lori Floyd has taught exceptional children for more than two decades.
From marching in parades to taking part in competitions, band is an essential part of many students’ academic lives.
Students in Caitlyn Diaz' class get excited talking about the books they read.
Were there some classes you avoided taking in high school? For some students it may be math or chemistry class, but we found a Pender County teacher who has a knack for making difficult subjects understandable for his students.
In some schools, disciplinary problems can inhibit learning, but in this week's Teacher of the Week, WWAY's Jeff Rivenbark visited a Brunswick County School where there's a strong emphasis on 'character building' and little room for disruptive behavior.