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Karen Pescatore

Position: 4th Grade Teacher School: Sequoya Elementary School School District: Scottsdale Unified School District City, State: Scottsdale, Arizona About the Nominee: Karen Pescatore is one of those rare teachers who can reach just about every student. Her students and parents stay in contact with her for many years after they have left her classroom. She is quick to share […]

John Clark

Position: 10-12th Grade Chemistry Teacher School: Deltona High School School District: Volusia County Schools City, State: Deltona, FL About the Nominee: Mr. Clark has devoted career to raising student achievement and the results he has produced are life changing. His programs and teaching initiatives have made a lasting, meaningful, and beneficial difference in the lives […]

Shalanda Cooper

Position: 4th Grade Teacher School: Sunset Park Elementary School District: Orange County Public Schools City, State: Windermere, FL About the Nominee: Ms. Cooper is super creative! For example, the kids learn about government by researching and making speeches to help make good citizens at Sunset Park, and they run for Mayor and other offices. Ms. […]

Kristina Buenafe

Position: 12th Grade IB Maths Teacher School: Josiah Quincy Upper School School District: Boston Public Schools City, State: Boston, MA About the Nominee: Kristina Buenafe shares her school’s vision and mission to provide a seamless quality education to all that promotes cultural awareness, skillful use of information, personal renewal and path-finding for the twenty-first century. […]

Elizabeth Fulcher

Position: 1st Grade Teacher School: Patrick Henry Elementary School School District: Martinsville City Public Schools City, State: Martinsville, VA About the Nominee: Elizabeth “Lizzy” Fulcher’s exemplary performance in the classroom and caring demeanor has a very positive effect on her children. First graders need love and nurturing during the school day and Mrs. Fulcher always wears a smile on her […]