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  • Teacher Academy is a program developed by the Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools and funded by The Winston-Salem Foundation Peer Project. The program’s main function is to support teachers and improve student outcomes.


    Contact Information 

    Donna Cannon-Director of Teacher Academy

    Instructional Superintendent



    Beth Ausley

    Teacher Academy Coordinator



    Sally McCombs

    Teacher Academy Support Coordinator





    The Teacher Academy program has two distinct pathways of support for teachers:

    • Quality Colleague Pathway
    • Professional Development Pathway

    Both pathways utilize high-quality teachers from our system as Teacher Leaders.  Instructional Superintendent Donna Cannon heads the program for the school system.