Fort Benning, Georgia
Kelisa Wing is the Department of Defense 2017 State Teacher of the Year. Kelisa Wing is an eighth-grade language arts teacher and AVID site team member for Faith Middle School in Fort Benning, Georgia. She is a 2016 ASCD Emerging Leader, the 2017 Department of Defense Education Activity State Teacher of the Year, and a Flocabulary Master Certified Educator. She is also the continuous school improvement chair for her school.
She is an Army veteran, a proud graduate of the University of Maryland University College, and the University of Phoenix where she earned her educational specialist degree. In her spare time, she enjoys volunteering in the community and spending time with her family.