Serving the emotional needs of students and staff, daily. It is truly an honor to recognize Elsa as an outstanding counselor and role model for our ELL population and all our students.
Niall is not only a tech guru and someone that is helping us get more tech savy, he is also someone that steps in to help you in your moments of need.
She has a great working relationship with staff, students and parents. I always feel valued and appreciated by Kristie. Her experience, ideas and willingness to problem solve are a few of the strengths she contributes to our school community.
Shawna is always doing something great. She welcomes transitioning students from SLC into her kindergarten classroom with enthusiasm, going the extra mile to ensure they are successful.
Greg is phenomenal! While it is his job to be constantly on alert, addressing the 1-3% of the most alarming risks to safety, he is also constantly pushing his own practice and the practices of those he works with.
Michelle has been an amazing asset to the CTE programs at MHS! She collaborated with building and district teams to create the first ever CTE website page for Monroe SD (linked to homepage).
Jessie recently helped me with my Community Truancy Board. She came for 1 student she works with but then stayed for 3 other students to help create plans for them to increase their attendance.
Nola is new to the position at Salem Woods this year. She has worked hard to create a purposeful and inviting Maker Space here at SWE.
To say that being around Jody is like being exposed to rays of sunshine is an understatement. She is an explosion of positive energy, willingness to share, to learn, and to grow.
Alena is a lifelong learner. She goes above and beyond, behind the scenes, planning PLCs for her grade level team, as well as attending every additional, unpaid professional development opportunity.
Heather has created such a warm, caring, and safe learning environment for some of our most impacted students. Students who came in with behaviors like hiding under desks are now participating, learning, and hugging teachers throughout the day.
Peter and Nancy have been instrumental in ensuring we have the tech setup required for World Language Competency Credit testing at MHS and LILHS. We literally could not test without their expert navigation around keyboard installation.
These three superheroes worked tirelessly for months (including summer months for score and script prep) to create something extra-special with the Theater students and pit orchestra at Monroe High School. The production of ELF - The Musical was absolutely fabulous! All of their work on this was in addition to their regular teaching responsibilities.
They are all amazing teachers at HRMS. In addition to teaching many classes, they all run Drama Club.
In my interactions with Tyler, he is always willing and able to think outside of the box when it comes to serving all students. His growth mindset and systems approach when teaching math is a benefit to all.