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Teetee Braxton

Position: Fifth Grade Teacher
School: Warrenton Elementary School
School District: Vicksburg Warren School District
City, State: Vicksburg, MS

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TeeTee Braxton was nominated by multiple students.

Ms. Braxton changes the lives of her students in many ways. She takes her students and molds them into leaders.

Ms. Braxton is very organized and clean. Her classroom feels like home, and the atmosphere in this room is always fun. No matter what mood you are in, Ms. Braxton will make you laugh. Everyone has a "role," or a job in her classroom, and some students have multiple roles.

"I have four jobs: ELA speaker of the house, interior decorator, supervisor, and ride or die," said one of her nominators. "Ms. Braxton tells us how to do our jobs, and if we get three strikes for not doing them, we get a pink slip. If you get a pink slip, you are fired and you have to sign it. She teaches us to be real-world leaders and employees. In our class, we also have a leadership team. The leadership team consists of all the speakers of the houses, assistants, assistant speaker of the house, assistant supervisor, and supervisor (me). Ms. Braxton also taught us our class motto, PUSH (Persevere Until Something Happens."

"I have never met a person like her.  She makes it her job to inspire, motivate, and challenge her students," said another nominator. "She loves to see the eagarness of her students. I believe she eats, sleep, and think of her students daily.  She is firm, but fair at the same time. I haven't met a student she hasn't reached or inpsired in my 8 years of knowing her.  She is a dynamic and loyal worker. There isn't a job or obstacle in teaching she hasn't acepted the challenged. She is always finding ways to produce and nuture her students. She is an awesome team player and enthusiastic leader."



Comments (34)


Charrie Posted 2 months ago

Congratulations Ms. Braxton. I hope you win, so you can continue to buy students Christmas presents every year. You always giving and that’s wonderful. I didn’t know a teacher would spend her own money and buy gifts for every student. Not only give with your own money. I remember you telling us to write thank you notes to Donorxhoose when they sent us things we needed for class. You always wanted us to have the best and be the best. Why couldn’t you follow us to 6th grade. I know you need to spread your love to all not just us. I will never forget. Keep doing what you do and God will be proud.

Angela Clark Posted 2 months ago

Teetee Anderson Braxton is simply the best!! She made my Jazlyn feel right at home for the first time since we moved to Vicksburg. She showed my daughter love, compassion, and how to be a true leader!! I am forever grateful for this shining star in Jazlyn's life!! Jazlyn will never forget her fifth grade teacher. She respects and loves Ms. Braxton dearly! I am so grateful Jazlyn had the opportunity to experience such a wonderful educator and motivator!!

Fred Posted 2 months ago

Ms. Braxton keep doing what you are doing. You reach and touch so many lives. We need more teachers like you. I am glad I got a chance to meet and know you. Where would this world be if there was not a Ms. Braxton. I am glad you never gave up on me. Thanks and I hope you win. You are truly the best!!!!

Jax Posted 2 months ago

Ms. Braxton is the best teacher I could ever have. When she tells me it"s going to be alright. It usually is. She's not one of those teachers who has a favorite. She loves all of her children equally. Also she works hard after school with VBMA program. She also tutored after school for 2 years straight.

Danni Posted 2 months ago

Teetee Braxton is simply the best!! She made my Son feel right at home for the first time since Kindergarten. She showed my son so much love, compassion, and how to be a true leader!! I am forever grateful! He respects and loves Ms. Braxton dearly! I am so grateful Sam had the opportunity to experience such a wonderful teacher and motivator!!

Hannah Posted 2 months ago

What can I say about this amazing woman. She is my hero. I didn’t think I would make it in school without her constant support and perseverance. She kept at me when I didn’t know how to. She made me want to do better. I am better because of her. She was there for us during school hours and after school hours. I am a great leader now because of her. No longer bad news like everyone thought I was. She is awesome. Never gives up on a kid. We need more of her in our lives. If we had more teachers like her I wouldn’t have started out so bad and confuse.

Sharon Posted 2 months ago

You are very inspiring. I don’t know what I would’ve done without your constant support of me. You always had something wise to say. You always helped me with my anger issues. I remember a time when you help me from getting in a fight. You were always understanding. You treated me low your own child. Wow you are one of a kind. I hope your students know just how great you are. You deserve this honor. You always put your students first. Oh and thanks for coming to my games. Your the first teacher I have had to do that. ????????

Carter Posted 2 months ago

Here is a website where my favorite teacher was spotlighted in the newspaper. Truly awesome Ms. Braxton. You are simply the best. https://www.vicksburgpost.com/2019/02/13/wcis-braxton-able-to-connect-with-students/ #LCOY

Ms. Ward Posted 2 months ago

Here is a website talking about this great teacher. https://www.wjtv.com/news/local-news/educators-impart-lifelong-love-of-learning/1986828631

Yolanda Atkinson Posted 2 months ago

Ms. Braxton is a wonderful teacher that goes above and beyond for her students. She is dedicated to each and every child that walks in her classroom.

Toni Griffin Posted 2 months ago

Ms.Braxton was my 5th grade teacher. Not only was she a teacher she was also inspiring! She always told us how to be kind to one another! She’s a very good teacher and she helps you understand her work! I’m very thankful for the things she has taught me and others .

Nyiah Smith Posted 2 months ago

She is a wonderful teacher she inspired be to do better in school . She love to do hand on work with student ????? if they they do t understand the math problems. I really love you Ms.Braxton ????

Ezra Anderson Posted 2 months ago

Ms. Braxton is a wonderful teacher and role model for students. She gives 110% every time. When it comes to teaching, she is top notch and in a class of her own. If you want a Michael Jordan caliber teacher, Ms. Braxton is the teacher you need on your team. She goes far and beyond your ordinary teacher.

Ms. Holyward Posted 3 months ago

Thank you Ms. Braxton for showing me what it means to succeed and challenge yourself. You are so inspiring. I hope you win and others can see what we see in you.

Samuel Harris Posted 4 months ago

Mrs.Braxton is a very good teacher she teaches us about the real world real probloms and how to slove them she helped me with fractions she helped me with deicmals and other thing and i really hopes she wins.

Marcus Posted 4 months ago

She has helped me with fractions so much

Kederrion Posted 4 months ago

Ms.braxton teaches us a lot, but makes it so fun. She's the best teacher I've ever had. She inspire so many people. I hope she wins.

Teagan Stewart Posted 4 months ago

Ms,Braxton has inspired me to do many things. I hope she wins.

Samuel Harris Posted 4 months ago

Mrs.Braxtion teaches us strictly but makes it very fun.

Samuel Ross Posted 4 months ago

I am so delighted that she was nominated. She's a teacher that you wish you'd always had.

Samuel Ross Posted 4 months ago

She has taught us about what could happen in the real world.

Samuel Ross Posted 4 months ago

The first day that you step in the classroom, you wouldn't want to leave.

Samuel Harris Posted 4 months ago

Mrs.Braxton is one of the GREATEST teachers ever!

Samuel Ross Posted 4 months ago

I'm thankful that she put me in the position of math speaker of the house.

Samuel Harris Posted 4 months ago

Mrs.Braxtion is one of the nicest teachers I have ever meet and she always,makes me smile.

Ashton Saleh Posted 4 months ago

Mrs.Braxton can put a smile on your face even when,there is nothing to smile about.

Kim Posted 4 months ago

Optimism, love, caring, peace, laughter, and hope oozes from your soul!

S. White Posted 4 months ago

Teetee Braxton is one of the teachers that I have met that stands out among the rest. She reaches you by building relationships with you. What a unique quality she has to reach each and every child in her class, no matter the diversity. She is an inspiration and role model of how a teacher should be.

Mallory Beard Posted 4 months ago

Ms. Braxton is the best teacher I have ever had. I'm so glad that she was nominated. She is so funny and fun, even when she is in a bad mood. Mostly she is always in a good mood though. She so nice and sweet. She makes us laugh so hard, and she has such good hummer.I just love her so much. I will never have a teacher like her again, even if I do I will not forget her. She is very smart and intelligent. I hope she will have a great time with her nomination life changer of the year. I love you Ms. Braxton.

Robert Wadford Posted 4 months ago

Ms.Braxton is the best teacher a student could have. Ms.Braxton makes learning fun, and creative. She makes up songs so we can remember a subject. The students in Ms.Braxton's class are always saying how good of a teacher she is. Ms.Braxton is full of motivation, and is a great leader.

Teagan Stewart Posted 4 months ago

I am so elated that Ms.Braxton was nominated. She deserves it and more. In the short time she has taught me she has inspired to start a book.

Samuel Ross Posted 4 months ago

She has taught us many techniques throughout this school year.

Charles Posted 4 months ago

I am so proud and a honor to be in her class. She has made me come out of my shell and she has inspired me to do many things. I love you Ms.Braxton. keep up the great work!

Samuel Ross Posted 4 months ago

She has pushed us a lot throughout the school year. This is the best teacher I've ever had.