Spotlight

Ashley Simpson

I became an educator because I enjoyed learning growing up.

- Mrs. Ashley Simpson, Elementary Special Education

Caitlin Smith

I became an educator because I enjoy helping others.

- Mrs. Caitlin Smith, Elementary Special Education

Senja Stephens

I became an educator because I want to inspire students and help them feel successful.

- Mrs. Senja Stephens, Elementary Music Teacher

DSquiers

I became an educator because I want to be able to have a part in helping kids become successful members of society.

- Mr. David Squiers, Elementary PE

SRush

I became an educator because I love working with children, and wanted to make a difference.

- Mrs. Stephanie Rush, Title Educator

ALove

I became an educator because I wanted to have the opportunity to impact the lives of children and it’s an occupation that is always exciting and full of adventure.

- Mrs. Anngie Love, 4th Grade Teacher

MMessner

I became an educator because music is a part of who I am/was and teaching it sounded fulfilling.

- Mr. Mark Messner, HS & MS Band

VGilbert

I became an educator because coming from an education family, I understood the importance of education and where it can lead you. I wanted to be a positive influence in a child’s life.

- Mrs. Vickie Gilbert, 3rd Grade Teacher

JFord

I became an educator because I love serving and helping people.

- Mr. James Ford, Special Ed. Director

Jwalls

I was always influenced by my teachers in school, and decided early on in HS that is what I wanted to be. I went into education so I could make a positive impact on the lives of kids and help prepare them for what they want to be.

- Mrs. Jennifer Walls, HS & MS Media Specialist

PMargritz

I had some great teachers growing up, and learning is forever.

- Mrs. Patricia Margritz, MS English

ARussell

I think that most educators start out wanting to make a difference in at least one child's life. That is why I became an educator. Now that I have been in education for a few years, I know now that being a teacher.

- Mrs. Arika Russell, Resource Specialist

DHiggins

I became an educator because I want to better the youth and make the world a better place.

- Mr. Dillon Higgins, MS Math

MKostrunek

I became an educator because I want to be a difference maker.

- Mrs. Marcie Kostrunek, HS & MS Spanish

NBroz

I became an educator because I want to make a difference in improving one's life.

- Mr. Nick Broz, MS Physical Ed

AFavinger

I became an educator because I never could see myself doing anything else.

- Mrs. Alisa Favinger, MS Math

SHickenbottom

I became an educator because I love kids.

- Mrs. Stacy Hickenbottom, MS Resource Specialist

DEvertson

I became an educator because I love to teach.

- Mr. Dave Evertson, MS Science

AFord

I became an educator because of my 3rd and 5th grade teacher, Mrs. Windhorst. She showed me the impact you can have on students lives.

- Mrs. Ashley Ford, MS Science

Frauen

I became an educator because I like history and working with youth.

- Mr. Brent Frauen, MS Social Studies

Schultz

Something pulled me down this path to become an educator. I still can’t totally define it but I know I ended up where I’m meant to be.

- Mrs. Heather Schultz, MS Language Arts

Angela Simpson, Superintendent

I became an educator because I had amazing teachers and I always felt that people cared about me and my success. I became a teacher to be an advocate for the children in my classroom.

- Ms. Angela Simpson, Superintendent

SBlackmore

I became an educator because I wanted to give kids the chance my teachers gave me.

- Mrs. Stacie Blackmore, HS/MS Music Teacher

KTeahon

I became an educator because I realized that when I became a parent, I was a teacher every day so my kids inspired me.

- Mrs. Kelli Teahon, MS Business Teacher