George Lucas Educational Foundation

Danielle Rusk-Carter

Elementary Teacher

Danielle Rusk-Carter has been an elementary educator for 16 years, teaching grades K–6 as a classroom teacher and Title I interventionist.  She teaches kindergarten at Eakin Elementary IB World School in Nashville and was named their 2020 Teacher of the Year. Danielle graduated from Trevecca Nazarene University with a B.S. in elementary education and went on to earn EL Certification at Lipscomb University. Danielle is passionate about teaching students using creative, inquiry-based, globally minded instruction.


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