Category: In The News

Dr. R.C. Speaks at the CUBE 2021 annual conference RC was graced with the honor of speaking at the National School Boards Association annual Council of Urban Boards of Education (CUBE) for 2021 where she, alongside Erika Mitchell, the Vice Chair of the 5th district of Atlanta’s Board of Education and Steering Committee Member of the Council of Urban Education, as well as youthSpark’s Executive […]

Featured on Feedspot.

Doctor RC Has been named as one of Feedspot’s Top-20 Social Work Podcasts You Must Listen to in 2020.  This is what Feedspot said about Dare to Soar: “Dare To Soar will empower, encourage, and strengthen! Doctor RC will share some of the services and resources that promote educational success for the youth today. She has been […]

National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. names Dr. RC as their 2020 recipient of the Unsung Heroines Award

Letter follows: National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Metropolitan Atlanta Chapter ® [Address redacted] € [contact information redacted] € Dear 2020 Unsung Honoree: Congratulations again for being selected to receive the 2020 Unsung Heroines Award. Your service and positive impact in the community exemplify the qualities that our Chapter seeks to recognize in […]

Dr RC is inducted in the Vorhees College Hall of fame

From: Vorhees College Nov. 8, 2019 – Vorhees College is pleased to announce the induction of Doctor Terriyln Rivers-Cannon into their Hall of Fame. The Voorhees College Hall of Fame, created as a prestigious membership, is reserved only for the elite Voorhees College alumni. The Hall of Fame recognizes and honors alumni who have been trailblazers […]

Atlanta Mayor Bottoms recognizes Dr. RC in commemoration of her receiving the 2019 School Social Worker of the Year Award

Transcription of letter of recognition follows: Dear Dr. Rivers-Cannon: It is my honor to recognize you on being selected as the first Georgian and African American recipient of the 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year. For the past 18 years, you have been committed to bettering the lives of Atlanta Public Schools students. […]

Dr. Terriyln C. Rivers-Cannon Appears on The Reading Circle with Marc Medley

Dr. Terriyln C. Rivers-Cannon is a School Social Worker born and raised in Savannah, GA. who motivates, empowers and inspires all those who she comes in contact with on a local, state and national level. She is the 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year who is the first Georgian, first African American and […]

Dr. RC is Congressionally Recognized for her service.

On August 1, 2019, Senator Tonya Anderson of Georgia District 43 signed a resolution in congress recognizing Dr. Terriyln Rivers-Cannon for her accomplishments. The resolution follows: (Text from the image, transcribed) A RESOLUTION Congratulating and commending Dr. Terrilyn C. Rivers-Cannon on receiving the 2019 National School Social Worker of the Year Award; and for other […]

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 […]