Master Teachers have earned statewide recognition for consistently demonstrating excellence that is defined by gains in student achievement. It involves a rigorous application process and Gatewood is proud to have 2 in house! Martha Mock-Sammons teaches 11th, 12th, and college level English classes at Gatewood. She has been teaching 43 years, 8 at Gatewood. Julie Copelan teaches 1st grade, has been involved in education 21 years, 16 as a classroom teacher. She has taught at Gatewood 5 years.