Discovery Point Blog

March 28, 2013

Ms. Gabriela Selected Children’s Tylenol National Early Childhood Teacher Award

Discovery Point Suwanee is proud to announce that our very own Mrs. Gabriela Martinez has been selected as a recipient of the 2012 Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children’s Tylenol® National Child Care Teacher Awards! This is a huge honor, bestowed to only 50 infant through preschool teachers nationwide each year. Mrs. Gabriela was nominated in the fall by Discovery Point Suwanee parents as well as her peers. In addition to letters of recommendation, Mrs. Gabriela proposed a Multi-Cultural Literacy Center to be added to her classroom as a part of her nomination.

Discovery Point Suwanee, Gabriela Marintez Awarded the 2012 Terri Lynne Lokoff/Children's Tylenol National Child Care Teacher AwardThe winning teachers are given the funds to complete their classroom enhancement project, bringing her vision to life. This Spring, Mrs. Gabriela was flown all expenses paid to Pennsylvania to receive her award from the Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation. In February, Mrs. Gabriela was invited to meet with Governor Nathan Deal and Bobby Cagle, Commissioner of the Department of Early Care and Learning at the State Capitol in Atlanta. We are so proud of our award-winning teacher, Mrs. Gabriela! For more information on this award and the Terri Lynne Lokoff Foundation, please visit