His classroom walls are covered with drawings of algebraic expressions on handmade posters he calls anchor charts, giving one the sense that student eyes seeking some distraction will find none.
In Abria Harris’ class, there is no escape from his math, and his grasp is over his students in a way both sweet and stern that leaves them describing him as engaging.
It’s clear he has quickly taken to his role in the classroom. And the accolades prove it. Earlier this month, Harris was named the county’s Rookie Teacher of the Year.