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Featured Teacher of the Week for April (week 2)

Ava Smith


Name:  Ava Smith

Class/Grade Taught:  1st Grade

Teacher Quote:  Be the teacher you needed when you were young has come to stand for my call and identity as a teacher today!

Unique Factor for Students:  She gives students books so they can build their own children’s library at home!

Valuable Contributions Made

  • Holds end of the year Teacher Conferences to inform parents how their children have progressed during 1st grade.
  • Holds a Milk and Cookies Night to educate parents on what their children will be learning that year.
  • Gives her students their own books so they can build a children’s library at their own home.

What Makes Ava Special

  • Ava’s passion for instilling a love of learning and reading in her students.
  • Her generous heart
  • Her dedication to involving parents in the education of their children.

What Does She Win?


Our Featured Teachers of the Week get a fancy Arizona’s Working Poor t-shirt, a wrist band, some expo-markers, and a whole lot of praise.  

 

 

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Why Share?

  • Teachers are valuable, people need to see!
  • Teachers are often too humble to speak up!
  • Students deserve great teachers!
  • A positive story to lighten the day!
  • Motivate others!
  • Spread our message!

Featured Teacher of the Week for April (week 1)

Mary Gilbert


Name:  Mary Gilbert

Class/Grade Taught:  1st – 3rd

Teacher Quote:  Teaching is the most valuable profession.  Good teachers release positive human potential with global implications lasting more than one’s lifetime.  Teaching is more than a profession, it is a passion for the great good of humanity.

Unique Factor for Students:  She empowers children as individuals.  Her dedication to follow developmentally appropriate curriculum has formed a firm education foundation, evident in prior students.

Valuable Contributions Made


She finds creative and clear lessons to reach all types of learners. She is understanding, compassionate, and highly intelligent. She not only supports her students, but also supports her staff. She works as a teacher and administrator, but is never too busy to listen to the needs of the school and community. She works to build connections throughout the community by supporting artistic projects and fundraisers throughout the community.

What Makes Mary Special


Mary is a positive role model with a great work ethic. She is a positive influence to the staff and school community.  

What Does She Win?


Our Featured Teachers of the Week get a fancy Arizona’s Working Poor t-shirt, a wrist band, some expo-markers, and a whole lot of praise.  

 

 

Show Some Love on Social Media!

Spread the word, FaceBook, Twitter, Instagram, SnapChat.  Show some love!

Why Share?

  • Teachers are valuable, people need to see!
  • Teachers are often too humble to speak up!
  • Students deserve great teachers!
  • A positive story to lighten the day!
  • Motivate others!
  • Spread our message!

Featured Teacher of the Month

At the end of the month social media will be used to select the most deserving teacher of the month.  That teacher will receive $50, a shirt, and some other awesome gifts … and most importantly, a whole lot of positive attention for the work they do.

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Past Winners