Natalie Cranford, Portland, Gateview Elementary, October 19, 2017

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Natalie Cranford is a fifth grade teacher at Portland Gateview elementary in Sumner County.

Students say she’s inspirational, pushing them to succeed, and teaching strategies they can apply to classwork now and in the future.

Parents appreciate how she goes out of her way to help families in need.

So we honor Natalie Cranford as our News 2 Educator of the week.

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