Westside Middle School Educator Named Teacher of the Month
Laura Mann, Language Arts Teacher at Westside Middle School, has been named December Teacher of the Month for Westside Community Schools.
Mann is awarded $100, thanks to PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate. CLICK HERE to watch as Mrs. Mann is surprised by Westside Director of Curriculum Jim Sides and Principal Russ Olsen, learning she has been named Teacher of the Month!
Mann received multiple nominations for this honor; Director of Professional Learning Dr. Greg Betts was among those who offered words of support. He shared the following:
- “Laura is an efficacious teacher who always puts students first. Her craftsmanship is distinguished by her ability to engage students in learning, collaborate with team members, and present at multiple professional learning opportunities during the year. Laura has a high level of consciousness about what new teachers to Westside need and has been a Master Mentor and Instructional coach for many years supporting new teachers in addition to her WMS English Position.”
PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate is one of several local businesses offering support to Westside teachers, helping to make this award possible every month. The team, led by Ben Proctor, sponsored an unprecedented donation, funding the Westside Teacher of the Month program for a full year. CLICK HERE for more information about PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate.
Congratulations, Mrs. Mann and thank you to PinPoint Home Sales Group with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.