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Thank a Teacher!

Clapping Hands, Thumbs Up, Thanks

 

Nicole Frazer with student
Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

We asked students, families and staff to thank their favorite RPS 205 teacher – and to tell us what makes them special. We had many fantastic responses, and we’re sharing our favorites.

Veronica Soria-Martinez with student
Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

We asked students, families and staff to thank their favorite RPS 205 teacher – and to tell us what makes them special. We had many fantastic responses, and we’re sharing our favorites.

Abir Hussameldin with student
Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

We asked students, families and staff to thank their favorite RPS 205 teacher – and to tell us what makes them special. We had many fantastic responses, and we’re sharing our favorites.

Neil Mediratta with students
Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

We asked students, families and staff to thank their favorite RPS 205 teacher – and to tell us what makes them special. We had many fantastic responses, and we’re sharing our favorites.

Tui Harned with student
Teacher Appreciation Week 2022

We asked students, families and staff to thank their favorite RPS 205 teacher – and to tell us what makes them special. We had many fantastic responses, and we’re sharing our favorites.

Award handed out at Those Who Excel Awards
Linda Kimel

The annual Rockford Public Schools Those Who Excel educational awards program honored educators and support teams last week. Those Who Excel is an Illinois State Board of Education Program sponsored by RPS 205 and the Rockford Education Association.

Happy Teacher's Day
Heather Psaltis and Joyann Kirschbaum

Teachers are called "essential workers" during this ongoing pandemic and global health crisis. But to us – educators  who have collectively been in the education profession for more than 60 years – teachers have always been and always will be essential.

Matt Hotopp
Carrie Mueller

The Illinois Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages recently awarded Jefferson High School Spanish teacher Matt Hotopp with the Distinguished Service to Foreign Language Learning Award for Exemplary Teaching and Training for the region.

The three Alzoubi sisters in a classroom
Rachel León

Samar Al Zoubi has worked at Rolling Green Elementary School since Jan. 2015. This year is special because not one but two of her sisters now work alongside her.


 

Tell us about your favorite RPS 205 teacher! Write a blog post and tell them thanks on the 205 VIBE!

What makes them your favorite?

Consider this:
  • What did they help you learn?
  • How did they motivate you to do – and be – your best?
  • What’s a memorable lesson you learned from your favorite teacher?
  • How does your favorite teacher make you feel?
  • If you could thank your favorite teacher, what would you say?

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