Erin Sponaugle, NBCT
5th Grade Teacher/National Board Certification Mentor
Tomahawk Intermediate School
Hedgesville, West Virginia

M.A. Educational Leadership: West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV (2009)
B.A. Elementary Education: Shepherd University, Shepherdstown, WV (2003)

Synopsis of Professional/Extracurricular Involvement
Public Speaker and Workshop Presenter at Colleges and Universities
Online Course Facilitator for WVLearns
New Teacher Mentor/Student Teacher Mentor
Candidate Support Provider for National Board Candidates
Grant Writer for School and Classroom Resourses
Technology/Grant Writing Presenter
Electronic Resource Packages for Social Studies for WVDE
Next Generation Standards for Social Studies
Resource Evaluations for Learn21
Student Council Adviser
School Social Studies Fair Coordinator
School Newspaper Adviser

Recognition of Teaching
2014-15 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovator
2014 Educator Award from EPAC
2014 Golden Apple Award from WV DAR
2014 West Virginia Teacher of the Year
2013-14 Berkeley County Teacher of the Year
2013 ING Unsung Hero Award
2013 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award
2013 Discovery STAR Educator
2013 Transatlantic Outreach Fellow (Heidelberg-Saarbruken-Berlin, Germany)
2013 Arch Coal Teacher Achievement Award
2011 National Endowment for the Humanities (National Constitution Center)
2011 Honeywell Scholarship for Space Academy for Teachers
2010 National Board for Professional Teaching Standards - Middle Childhood Generalist
2010 Horace Mann - Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Fellow
2009 Mickelson ExxonMobil Academy
2005  Who's Who Among America's Teachers

Erin Sponaugle Named WV Teacher of the Year (The Journal)
WV's Top Teacher is "Spot on" in making Education Exciting (The Herald-Mail)
Get to Know WV's Teacher of the Year (WV Public Broadcasting)
Sponaugle to be introduced during State of the State Address (The Journal)
Gov. Tomblin Honors Sponaugle during State of the State Address (The Herald-Mail) 
State Teacher of the Year Wants Pupils to Consider Actions (Steubenville Herald Star)
Technology Plays Pivotal Role in Classroom Learning (WCHS 8 Eyewitness News)