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2011 Really Good Teacher: Linda Hawkins

2011 Really Good Teacher:  Linda Hawkins

We all remember our favorite teachers from elementary school, and for many adults in Selbyville, DE, Linda Hawkins is the one they return to say hello to and to thank.  “I have had students whose parents’ had her and they have to go and hug Ms. Hawkins,” explained Heather, the teacher who nominated Linda.  
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2011 Really Good Teacher: Francyne Beresford

2011 Really Good Teacher:  Francyne Beresford

For the students in Ms. Beresford’s high school science classes, new lessons and approaches to teaching are always a part of their day.  This New York High School Teacher’s dedication to teaching propels her to work to meet the needs of all of her students, no matter what level they are at.  It is an
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2011 Really Good Teacher: Jennifer Rice

2011 Really Good Teacher:  Jennifer Rice

We first met Jennifer Rice when she wrote to us to tell us about her sister, 2011 Really Good Teacher Christine Boss.  Little did we know that some of Christine’s first words to us would be enthusiastic praising of Jen’s work as a teacher.  After hearing more about why she deserved the distinction, we were
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2011 Really Good Teacher: Heidi Kilkenny

2011 Really Good Teacher: Heidi Kilkenny

2011 Really Good Teacher Heidi Kilkenny sums up teaching by saying, “What I find most surprising about teaching is that every day brings a new surprise! No two days are alike, and no day goes exactly as you planned.”


2011 Really Good Teacher: Heather Eldridge

2011 Really Good Teacher:  Heather Eldridge

Dedication is one of the keys to being a Really Good Teacher and Heather Eldridge, a Third Grade Teacher from Oro Valley, Arizona, has it.  “Ever since I’ve known Heather,” said Amy, the teacher who nominated her, “she has always stayed extra late to prepare for the next day, and she works every Sunday at
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2011 Really Good Teacher: Christine Boss

2011 Really Good Teacher:  Christine Boss

Like many teachers, Christine Boss knew from an early age that she wanted to teach.  “What has surprised me the most about teaching is that I am not just a teacher to my students,” she says.  “As it turns out, I am a counselor, an advocate, and, at times, a mother, among the many other
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January’s Really Good Teacher – Brandy Fredlund

January’s Really Good Teacher – Brandy Fredlund

“I never excelled in school as a child, but when I went into the 6th grade my teacher changed my life,” said January’s Really Good Teacher, Brandy Fredlund, when she was asked what she would like people to know about her. “He is the reason as to why I wanted to become a teacher, because
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Call for Really Good Teachers for June

Call for Really Good Teachers for June

We’re looking for more Really Good Teachers! If you know a teacher who goes above and beyond, who inspires and motivates, who is a mentor and friend to other teachers….we want to know about her (or him!!).  Every month we’ll be spotlighting one teacher who has been nominated by her peers, students, class parents or
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2010 Really Good Teacher – Denise Hodges

2010 Really Good Teacher – Denise Hodges

There are few people that get to see a teacher’s teaching style better than her teaching partner. When Jessica Steffel first introduced us to 2010 Really Good Teacher, Denise Hodges, she said, “Denise Hodges is my teaching partner in a K-1 Multiage program. I feel so fortunate to teach with her because she is a
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2010 Really Good Teacher – Sharon Baguyo

2010 Really Good Teacher – Sharon Baguyo

“Children, now more than ever, need enthusiastic, energetic teachers who will care about their success and well-being,” says 2010 Really Good Teacher, Sharon Baguyo, from Riverside, California. “These are discouraging times for new teachers. The teaching profession is experiencing large numbers of layoffs due to major budget cuts. I would tell new teachers to keep
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