• 2021 Teacher of the Year

    Ellen Fogle

    Ellen Fogle

    What advice would you give to new teachers in Nixa? 

    "I hope that new teachers take time for themselves and understand that they will continue to grow. It WILL get easier, I promise!"


     

    2020 Teacher of the Year

    Pedro Benitez 

    Pedro Benitez

    What made you want to teach? 

    "I learned that being a good leader means being able to inspire and motivate others. We have to push each other to be a better version of ourselves. Teaching allows me to do that."


     

    2019 Teacher of the Year

    Elaine Ashley

    Elaine Ashley

    Why is it important that teachers believe that all children can learn?

    "As teachers, we must believe that every child can learn, realizing that each one is different and worthy, but certainly not less."


     

    2018 Teacher of the Year

    Sarah Miesner

    Sarah Miesner


    2017 Teacher of the Year

    Blake Richter

    Blake Richter


    2016 Teacher of the Year 

    Tiffany Jones

    Tiffany Jones


    2015 Teacher of the Year 

    Kelly Matney

    Kelly Matney