LeTitia Williams is an art teacher at Sumter County High School in Sumter County, Georgia. She is the
current Teacher of the Year for SCHS and Sumter County school district. She teaches visual art (graphic
design, applied design, and fashion design, etc.) to grade levels 9 -12. Williams received her Bachelor of
Fine in Photography from Savannah College of Art & Design, a Bachelors in Education with a
concentration in P-12 Fine Art Education from Georgia Southwestern State University, and a Masters of
Art in Education with a specialization in School Leadership in the 21st Century from Ashford University.
Williams was a dean’s list scholar throughout her college career. She was also a Golden Key scholar
while at Ashford. Williams has received a Georgia Writer’s Award and an International Photographer
Award. She is currently the Vice President of the Americus Sumter County Arts Council and recently
created her own women’s fashion line: CreativiTita.
Ms. Williams is also a freelance photographer with her company Take Your Pic Photographic Services.
She accepts commissions for artwork via CreativiTy. Her passion and love for art and creativity merge
seamlessly within her personal and professional life.
Her educational mantra: education is more than memorizing facts, its learning to solve problems.
Williams’ pedagogical priorities are to encourage and teach students’ 21 st century skills in order for them
to develop higher order thinking skills, effective communication, technology skills, digital literacy,
collaboration, creativity and problem solving skills. She feels that we as educators must do our part to
prepare students in adopting these necessary skills and allowing them to gain exposure to technology in
instruction and curriculum. Williams’ integrates technology in her curriculum as much as possible. The
usage of technology prompts student engagement, retention of information and student achievement. Her
students utilize those skills to create their final digital portfolios.