Jeannie Woods

Jeannie Woods is a seventh and eighth grade language arts teacher at Fort Payne Middle School in Fort Payne, Alabama. Woods was one of the 25 educators who participated in the Auschwitz: The Past is Present professional development program in January 2015. She has also directed several plays, and in 2007, her students produced a video called Breaking the Silence about Dating Violence that is now used in schools across the country.  She was recognized as the Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence Citizen of the Year for 2007 for her work to raise awareness about abusive dating relationships