December 16 , 2013
Congratulations to this week's Educator of the Week, Mr. Eric Welch, Chemistry Teacher at the North Warren High School in Chestertown. Mr. Welch constantly is staying after school for the purpose of helping his students. He has served as faculty advisor for the student council, the yearbook committee and the academic bowl. Mr. Welch's students really appreciate all of his extra efforts and feel he is really deserving of the Teacher of the Week award.
Again, Congratulations to this weeks Educator of the Week, Mr. Eric Welch, Chemistry Teacher at the North Warren High School in Chestertown.
Past Teacher of the Week Winners
|Mrs. Sandi Lemery
Hadley-Luzerne Middle School
December 9th Teacher of the Week
Mrs. Lemery often stays after school to help students with the lessons they are struggling with. Mrs. Lemery is passionate about the children and is invested in their success. Parents appreciate her extra efforts to help their children with their school work and she has made a positive impact with her students.
Mrs. Brenda Saunders
Greenwich High School
December 2nd Teacher of the Week
Mrs. Saunders does an internship program, where she places students in local internships so they can learn more about the careers they are interested in. In addition to helping her students with their class work, she also prepares them with life and work skills that they can use when they leave high school. Mrs. Saunders always goes above and beyond to help her students and everyone appreciates her extra efforts.
Mrs. Karen Petramale
Queensbury High School
November 25th Teacher of the Week
Mrs. Petramale is an exceptional teacher that always puts in so much work to see her students succeed. She always stays after school when students need help and finds a way to make Math fun. It is because of her efforts, that most of her students are able to improve their regents scores.
Harrison Avenue Elementary School
November 18th Teacher of the Week
Ms. Abrams loves to teach and show that in every way she helps her students. She helps her students grow their self confidence and encourages them to become self starters when it comes to learning. Ms. Abrams comes to all the Harrison Avenue School events and parents appreciate that she returns all calls, emails and messages promptly.
Mr. Craig Scott
Oliver W. Winch Middle School
November 11th Teacher of the Week
Mr. Scott is famous for hand out raffle tickets to his students who get a ninety or higher on their Friday quiz. He helps his students with their lessons by doing sports related games like vocab football. Mr. Scott puts a lot of effort in helping his students learn and they appreciate his help.
Mrs. Julie Duggan
Cambridge Junior-Senior High School
November 4th Teacher of the Week
Mrs. Duggan is an amazing teacher who is kind and generous and always willing to help when students need it. She finds the good in everyone of her students and teaches with a tremendous amount of patience. Mrs. Duggan is an excellent teacher and her students feel she deserves to be recognized.
|Miss Amy Fazio
William H. Barton Intermediate School
October 28th Teacher of the Week
Miss Fazio has fun and exciting ways of getting her students to work hard and learn new things every day. She is open and available to meet with parents and students any time someone needs her. Miss Fazio brings a lot of energy to the classrooms and her students appreciate all of her extra efforts.
Mrs. Katie Sylvia
Harrison Avenue Elementary School
October 21st Teacher of the Week
Mrs. Sylvia like to challenge her students to do their best, while making each student feel supported and successful. She does a fantastic job communicating with the parents of her students, so they can be a team in their child's education. Mrs. Sylvia loves teaching and her students love to be in her class.
Ms. Katelyn Bus
Queensbury Middle School
October 14th Teacher of the Week
Ms. Bus is dedicated to her students and does a great job in teaching her material. She teaches with a lot of energy and enthusiasm. Ms. Bus is fun, kind and is appreciated by her students and their parents.
Granville Junior-Senior High
October 7th Teacher of the Week
Mr. Rajter always makes his class fun while teaching his lessons every day. His students love him because he's a very down-to-earth and funny. Mr. Rajter makes himself relatable to his students, and they feel like they can go to him about anything at any time. His personality helps him to be an outstanding teacher.
Mrs. Pamela Granger
Glens Falls High School
September 30th Teacher of the Week
Mrs. Granger stays late every day to help students work on Music and she did a phenomenal job directing last year's musical, The Sound of Music. She cares about each one of her students and will jump through hoops to help them. Her students appreciate her devotion to teaching and wanted to thank Mrs. Granger for all her efforts.
Mr. Jim Dunbar
Corinth High School
September 23rd Teacher of the Week
Mr. Dunbar teaches Government and Economics for Seniors, but also teaches a Honors Class of Global History. He is very knowledgeable on the classes that he teaches, and his students appreciate the way he explains the subject matter during class. Mr. Dunbar has a special way to work with all of his students and brings out the best in them.
|Ms. Anna Courtney
Salem Central Schools
September 16th Teacher of the Week
Ms. Courtney keeps her students engaged by having a variety of approaches to her teaching. She does an outstanding job of explaining the many books that her students are required to read, including acting out a line or using props. She is always available to help individual students with their class work, chaperones many school events and last year the Senior Class dedicated the yearbook to her.