Mrs. Tina Oberg, 6th-8th grade art teacher at Hamilton-Holmes Middle School, has been named the 2014-2015 Teacher of the Year for King William County Public Schools. Mrs. Oberg is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned a degree in Art Education. She grew up in King William County and is a proud alumnus of King William High School.
Mrs. Oberg has been teaching art at HHMS for 19 years and is no stranger to success. This is her third Teacher of the Year award at Hamilton-Holmes, and she also represented King William County as Teacher of the Year in 2005-2006. When asked what qualities make an educator a good candidate for this award, Oberg replied, “A teacher who is able to motivate his/her students to do their best.” Oberg achieves this by trying to form relationships with her students and bringing humor into her classroom. She says, “I believe that in order to reach a child’s mind, you must first reach his/her heart.”