Month: June 2019

Savannah Morning News: Savannah native honored for social work

By Katie Nussbaum, Savannah Morning News As a social worker, Terriyln Rivers-Cannon has spent nearly 20 years providing a voice for those who need it most. In April the Savannah native made history becoming the first Georgian and African American to be recognized as the National School Social Worker of the Year by the School Social […]

GAE KNOW – Summer 2019

Terriyln Rivers-Cannon is on a mission. The determination is apparent in her actions under Georgia’s Gold Dome, her interactions with staff and students at Booker T. Washington High Schhol in Atlanta, and her leadership as president of the School Social Workers Association of Georgia. She’s here to show everyone what school social workers do for […]

Women of Distinction Magazine – Atlanta Public Schools Social Worker Best in Her Class

From Women of Distinction Magazine. Full text for Dr. RC has been preserved. Terriyln C. Rivers-Cannon MSW Ed.D T. Education Social Worker with the Atlanta Public School System [and] the founder and CEO of K.A.T.I.E. (Karing Actions Towards Inspiring Eagles) LLC, Atlanta GA. Terriyln C. Rivers-Cannon began her journey with Atlanta Public Schools (APS) in […]

GPB: Georgia’s Own Terrilyn Rivers-Cannon Is 2019 National School Social Worker Of The Year

Article from: GPB.org. Terrilyn Rivers-Cannon didn’t always want to be a social worker. Growing up in Savannah, she wanted to become an attorney. Rivers-Cannon didn’t decide until she was about to graduate high school that she might be interested in following in the footsteps of her aunt, a professor of social work who for years had […]

Florida State University College of Social Work Recognizes Dr. RC

From: https://csw.fsu.edu. Dr. Terriyln Rivers-Cannon was named the 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year by the School Social Workers Association of America (SSWAA) for her contributions to the profession of school social work. She is not only the first school social worker from Georgia, but is the first African American and African-American woman […]