“My students have always contributed a surprising mix of personalities that intrigue me every year,” She says. “I’m still fascinated by their interests and how they see the world.”
Hatcher added that her primary goal as an educator is to be a positive role model and facilitator who motivates, inspires, and encourages greatness in students.
“I have the unique position to have a direct, positive impact on them that no other profession has,” she says.
In addition to earning National Board certification, Hatcher also earned a Master of Science in Early Childhood Education from the University of South Carolina.
Photo: From left, James Sweeney, Chesterfield County School Board Chairman, Dr. Harrison Goodwin, Chesterfield County Superintendent of Schools, Hatcher, and Scott Eddins, principal of Cheraw Intermediate School.