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Celebrate Jen Booz, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 31, 2018 By Pegge

“There are so many amazing teachers out there doing incredible things every day that to be singled out for recognition feels unbelievable. I love being a teacher. Teaching science to middle school students is the best job I can imagine but I could not do it alone. Kari Dendurent, my principal, is always willing to […]

Celebrate Wil Chervenak, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 31, 2018 By Pegge

“There are very few elements in life that are fixed–money, health, relationships, employment, fame, talent, and material possessions can all fluctuate drastically. Education however, is one of life’s most precious resources as it not only serves as a vehicle for upward mobility but as a fixed component in the physiological fabric of an individual. One’s […]

Celebrate Carlyn Nichols, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 31, 2018 By Pegge

“It’s an exciting time to be an educator. Through personalized learning and maker education I get to be a facilitator of experiences and mentor in learning rather than a conduit of information and “giver of tests”. I love watching students take ownership of their learning and pursue their curiosities.  I really believe one of the […]

Celebrate Staci Wells, 2018 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 31, 2018 By Pegge

“As educators, we meet truly outstanding professional who makes a difference in the lives of children. Staci Wells is just that person! She is willing to go above and beyond and plays a critical role in sparking a passion for learning while consistently challenging and engaging all of her students.” –Bill Withrow, Redoubt Elementary principal […]

Celebrate Jonathan Dillon, 2017 Kenai BP Teacher of Excellence!

Published on May 3, 2017 By Pegge

“While I am honored by this recognition, I want to share that it isn’t mine alone. What we achieve at Mountain View Elementary—both students and staff—comes from the ways in which each of us work to support one another. I am fortunate to teach alongside helpful administrators, loving families, master teachers and staff, and—most importantly—kind, […]

Darilynn Caston | 2016 BP Teacher of Excellence

Published on May 6, 2016 By Pegge

Darilynn Caston – Redoubt Elementary School 2016 BP Teacher of Excellence “To view the world from the eyes of a child is a beautiful gift. These children inspire me to be a better version of myself every day.  I am both honored and grateful to be entrusted in the nurturing of this beginning part of […]