• NBCT Teacher

    We have two National Board Certified Teachers, Mrs. Whitehead and Mrs. Welsh, at Foley Elementary. Our Assistant Principal, Alicia Morrison, is also a National Board Certified Teacher. We have many others who are pursuing their National Board certification.  This high recognition takes teachers through 4 detailed components of analyzing their practice, building awareness of their instruction. and reflecting on data and instruction.  Becoming a National Board Certified Teacher is an amazing accomplishment and one that influences student achivement.

  • eMINTS Teachers

    Foley Elementary has many teachers who are eMINTS certified or are currently working through the amazing program.  eMINTS teachers ensure instruction is engaging, effecitve, and students are leading their own 21st Century learning. 

  • Leader In Me

    We are proud to be a Leader In Me school!

    Leader In Me (LiM) is an evidence-based, comprehensive-school improvment model--developed in partnership with educators--that empowers students with the leadership and life skills they need to thrive in the 2st century. Our school will be learning leadership skills throughout the year using The Leader in Me Leadership Guide. We believe all students have important strengths to share, and we will be learning about ways to develop and share those strengths. To learn more, visit www.theleaderinme.org.

    Our school was named a Leader in Me Lighthouse School in 2020.

    "Leadership is communicating to people their worth and potential so clearly that they come to see it in themselves." --Stephen R. Covey

     

  • Cognia Stem Certified Logo

    Our school earned Cognia STEM certification in 2020. To earn this certification, we presented evidence to demonstrate our journey and implementation of STEAM activities across all curriculums and all grade levels. We value Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Math here are Foley Elementary and know the importance of our students being engaged in real-world experiences, hands-on learning, and problem-solving strategies. Every five years, Cognia uses a process to review, revise, and improve STEM Standards to ensure that they remain relevant and support institutions in improving outcomes for all learners. The current STEM Standards for K-12 schools and programs are organized under four Domains: 1 2 3 4 STEM Community STEM Learning Culture STEM Experiences STEM Outcomes.

  • Lexia LETRS LogoMany of our teachers have completed LETRS professional learning or they are pursuing this professional development in order to enhance their knowledge of literacy strategies and literacy instruction. The Lexia LETRS® (Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling) Suite is comprehensive professional learning designed to provide early childhood and elementary educators and administrators with deep knowledge to be literacy and language experts in the science of reading. Developed by Dr. Louisa Moats and leaders in the field of literacy, Lexia LETRS teaches the skills needed to master the foundational and fundamentals of reading and writing instruction—phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, comprehension, and written language.

  • Seesaw Ambassador Program

    Seesaw is our school-wide platform that allows for student portfolios, formative insights, and family communication to exist all in one place. Students use intuitive tools to capture and demonstrate learning in a portfolio. Teachers get valuable insights into what students understand without extra work. Families see their child’s work and leave comments and encouragement. To learn more, visit https://web.seesaw.me/.

    Seesaw Ambassadors are a community of inspiring educators who are relied on to shape the future of Seesaw products and help inspire other educators.

  • Robotics Competition

    In our second robotics competition ever, 1Roar Winter Competition at Foley Middle School, two of our three Foley Elementary teams advanced to the State Championship in Spring 2019. Our two teams competed on the state level, in Auburn, AL, amongst over 100 elementary school teams. We are excited about our students participating in future competitions!

  •                                      Teacher of the Year

    We participate in Baldwin County Education Coalition's annual Teacher of the Year program!