Abstract: We love our educators and workers year-round, however that is the week to have fun our academics!
Instructor Appreciation Week: Be part of us in celebrating our academics throughout the district
Instances have been robust, however Seattle Public Colleges academics are more durable. Instructor Appreciation Week (Might 2-6) is our time to have fun the each day sacrifices SPS academics make for each scholar.
Thanks, SPS educators, on your ingenuity, perseverance, and keenness. We honor our academics for going past the decision of responsibility to make a constructive impression on our college students.
To uplift our educators, we requested you to shout out your favourite SPS instructor. We obtained dozens of messages from college students, mother and father and colleagues sharing their appreciation for academics across the district.
Right here’s what they needed to say:
“For my part, Dano Beal (Alki Elementary) was the spotlight of my 12 months. He brings me such heat recollections, and I really feel like he’s the perfect instructor I do know. Now that I’m older, I miss him dearly and actually want I used to be in his class each single 12 months. He’ll at all times be, in my view, the perfect instructor I ever had. I keep in mind he made every thing enjoyable; you might see how a lot he put into his work every single day. I’ll at all times admire him and keep in mind how he made faculty my favourite place to be. Thanks, Mr. Beal.”
– Lucian Mondragon, Madison Center Faculty
“Our daughter is a kindergartener in Alicia Ciocca’s (Arbor Heights Elementary) class, and he or she really couldn’t have dreamed of a greater first instructor! Mrs. Ciocca is affected person, form, clear, and units excessive expectations for her college students. Our daughter comes residence each day keen to inform us not solely what she has realized academically but additionally how she has realized from Mrs. Ciocca learn how to deal with others. The way in which she loves and helps her college students has created a classroom that our daughter can’t wait to be in every single day. We’re all so extremely grateful for Mrs. Ciocca!” – Elizabeth & Christopher Maine, mother and father
“Maggie Shellenberger (Bryant Elementary) has been completely unimaginable with the children this 12 months. She hasn’t simply carried out an incredible job educating them but additionally nurturing their little souls. With all of the unknowns and modifications of this 12 months she has made the transition for each us mother and father and college students so easy and so constructive. She takes care of our youngsters like they’re her personal, and for that I will probably be endlessly grateful to her! She has been there for our youngsters in methods that can have a long-lasting impact on them. I can’t be extra grateful understanding my daughter goes every single day to a protected and loving area the place she will specific herself and really feel inspired to do no matter she places her thoughts to!” – Ellen Boynton, dad or mum
“I actually appreciated Richard Truax (Garfield Excessive Faculty) reaching out when my son was fighting homework timeliness. It was useful to be alerted to this drawback and to get him the assistance he wanted. This instructor actually made a distinction!” – Ruth Michaelis, dad or mum
“Pam Hartman (Whitman Center Faculty) actually cares about all her college students however particularly her [English Language Learners]. She usually goes above and past to get them registered for sports activities, camps, or scholarships. In the course of the pandemic she usually drove to their homes to ship wanted supplies. Her college students are lucky to have her!” – Julie Trent, SPS workers
“Ying Huang (ReWA Ladies’s Alliance Preschool) is a really hard-working and devoted dual-language instructor who goes above and past. She could be very form to her coworkers and at all times capable of lend a serving to hand. Her sacrifices don’t go unnoticed. She really cares about her college students.” – Monica Washington, SPS workers
“Samuel Barnes (Hawthorne Elementary) affords kindness and assist in simply the methods our son wants to assist him succeed. He’s so constructive and really cares about every baby and what makes them distinctive. He sees and celebrates every scholar’s strengths, even when they aren’t but fine-tuned to indicate up in acceptable methods. He facilities fairness and justice and promotes discussions, studying and reflection to assist even our kindergartens embrace social justice and anti-racisim.” – Sara Robitaille, dad or mum
Assist have fun the academics in your life by sharing a message on social media and tagging @SeattlePublicSchools and utilizing our #ThankATeacher hashtag. Comply with Seattle Public Colleges on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.