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Paddock Road leader named Teacher of the Month

Matt Kock, 6th grade teacher at Paddock Road Elementary, has been named Westside’s Teacher of the Month for August.

Kock, who has been with Paddock Road for 19 years, was honored by the Board of Education and presented $100 thanks to Prime Choice Insurance and Courtney Callaway. Click here to watch as Mr. Kock learned he was Teacher of the Month!

A co-worker shared the following about Mr. Kock in her nomination:

Congratulations, Mr. Kock, and thank you to Courtney Callaway and Prime Choice Insurance for supporting Westside teachers!

With the help of local businesses, a special committee will select an outstanding teacher each month, nominated by students, parents and co-workers, to receive $100 and be honored by the Westside Board of Education. To nominate a teacher, or to support a Teacher of the Month award, please email Director of Communications & Engagement Brandi Petersen at

ELEMENTARY | Start 8:40 - Dismiss 3:30 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 3:00 )
MIDDLE SCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:15 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:44 )
HIGHSCHOOL | Start 8:00 - Dismiss 3:10 ( Wednesdays | Dismiss 2:50 )