Teacher of The Year

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Superintendent Donna Little-Kaumo announced today that Denise Shears, first grade teacher at Jackson Elementary, has been selected as Teacher of the Year for the 2013-2014 school year. Nationally Board certified in 2012, Denise Shears has taught 1st grade for 32.5 years. Her commitment to early childhood is unshakeable. 


She is a reflective educator who strives each and every year to provide the absolute best instruction to support the young learners under her care. Denise serves as a mentor teacher for student teachers. Her understanding of teaching and learning serves as a great opportunity for development for each young teacher she has mentored.
Denise Shears will serve as an excellent Teacher of the Year representative for Sweetwater District #2.