2017 STEM Teacher Ambassador

Elaine Vaughan
Math Teacher
Oak Ridge High School
Oak Ridge, TN

Elaine VaughanElaine Vaughan has been teaching at Oak Ridge High School for 20 years, where her classroom experience ranges from teaching Algebra I to Precalculus Honors.

A national board certified teacher, Vaughan has created calculator labs, formative assessments, and project-based learning experiences that embrace Common Core Standards. She also serves as a professional learning communities coach, Response to Instruction and Intervention team member, and a mentor for preservice teachers.

An active member of the education community, Vaughan has presented several professional development sessions at local, state, and regional conferences. She has been honored for her work throughout her career. Vaughan serves as a Hope Street Group Tennessee Teacher Fellow and most recently received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science and Mathematics Teaching for 2015. She also has received several grants from the Oak Ridge Public Education Foundation, Xi State Vision Foundation, and Delta Kappa Gamma.

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