We would like to welcome the newest inductees into the Hall of Fame. These five educators are what we are all about!!!! Congratulations and Welcome! Follow the links next to their names to see local coverage and images of their announcement ceremonies. Jan Alderson is a 45 year educator focusing on Biology, Anatomy and Physiology… Continue reading

Sarah Pratt returns to classroom instruction next year having served two years in a state position designing and piloting a performance based licensure process for teachers, developing orientation projects for new teachers, and helping implement Teacher of the Year symposiums. She established the McDowell County Schools Cities-in-Schools Academy, an alternative program for at-risk students and… Continue reading

For the past 29 years, Robert Coleman has brought knowledge, hope, and similar memorable experiences to at-risk students in a two-room basement of an old elementary school as part of the Alternative Education Program in Middlebury, Connecticut. Robert’s Alternative Education Program focuses on meeting the needs and abilities of the troubled students, rather than on… Continue reading

Beaufort High School Beaufort, South Carolina Years in current position: 5 Total years as a classroom teacher: 28 Career Highlights Leslie Revis has made her classes at Beaufort High School an asset to the community by offering the Beaufort High School Community Outreach Translating Service, which has become a valuable outreach for the surrounding area… Continue reading

Art – Lawrence Hall Youth Services Chicago, Illinois Total years as a classroom teacher: 27 “A teacher can inspire children to want to learn, unlocking their creative potential and guiding them to want to participate in the educational process.” – Janice Gould One of the schools Janice Gould observed during her student teaching was Lawrence… Continue reading

How Can My Gift Help Recognizing career teachers and outstanding educators motivates other teachers and educators, inspires young adults to consider a career in education, and honors those who have positively influenced the lives of students. Elevating the teaching profession encourages active teachers to remain in teaching, presents young people with a career option, and… Continue reading

Language Arts/Study Skills/Alternative Education, 9-12 Auburn Riverside High School, Auburn, Washington Total years as a classroom teacher: 25 Education 1983 San Francisco State University M.A. Special Education 1976 University of California, Davis B.A. English Teaching Experience 1995-present Grades 9-12, Language Arts/Study Skills/Alternative Education, Auburn Riverside High School, Auburn, Washington 1992-present Adult Education/Special Education/English, The Heritage Institute, Clinton,… Continue reading