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April Teacher of the Month - Keya Brame

April Teacher of the Month – Keya Brame

We are thrilled to congratulate Keya Brame as the April Teacher of the Month for the School District of Philadelphia! Ms. Brame's commitment to student-centered learning and leadership has created a transformative environment in her classroom. Her innovative approach, which includes having students facilitate lessons and share their expertise with peers, has inspired both her...
March Teacher of the Month -Carly Barrist

March Teacher of the Month -Carly Barrist

Autism Support Teacher at Richard R. Wright Elementary School, Carly Barrist has been named Teacher of the Month for March, and it is clear why she has earned this prestigious honor. Carly maintains an asset-based mindset and explicitly frames differences as strengths daily in her classroom. She has 9 students between the ages of 5-8...
February Teacher of the Month - John Taylor-Baranik

February Teacher of the Month – John Taylor-Baranik

Carver High School of Engineering and Science was full of pride as they honored a true pillar of educational excellence, Mr. John Taylor-Baranik, known fondly as "Mr. TB," with the title of Teacher of the Month for February 2024. His role extends beyond the conventional boundaries of an English teacher; Mr. TB  spearheads a Senior...
January Teacher of the Month - Anne Olvera

January Teacher of the Month – Anne Olvera

Congratulations to Ms. Anne Olvera on being named Teacher of the Month for January! Ms. Olvera consistently excels in fostering a vibrant learning environment, not only within her classroom but also across the Edwin M. Stanton School community. Her innovative approach to the ELA curriculum transports students on an explorative journey through the diverse cultures...
November Teacher of the Month - Nikki Maurer

November Teacher of the Month – Nikki Maurer

Congratulations to Nikki Maurer, our Teacher of the Month! Nikki's dedication to her students is truly inspiring. Always the advocate, Nikki ensures our teaching practices are the best they can be for our students, constantly questioning, adjusting, and improving. She's the voice reminding us to consider our students' perspectives and emotional well-being, always striving for...
December Teacher of the Month - Carrie Bannon

December Teacher of the Month – Carrie Bannon

Hats off to our Teacher of the Month, Carrie Bannon! Principal Garcia of the Alexander K. McClure School can't sing her praises high enough, and rightly so. He says, "Carrie is quite the superhero when it comes to creating a nurturing and productive learning environment. She's the ultimate team player, always putting the needs of...
October 2023 Teacher of the Month: Danielle Farley

October 2023 Teacher of the Month: Danielle Farley

We’re thrilled to share the fantastic news that Ms. Danielle Farley has been honored as the first Teacher of the Month for the 2023-2024 school year. As a brilliant Art Teacher at Lankenau Environmental Science High School, her innovative methods and empowering teaching style are making a significant impact on both students and fellow staff…

May Teacher of the Month - Audrey Nock

May Teacher of the Month – Audrey Nock

Congratulations to Audrey Nock! Mrs. Nock has been a Special Education at South Philadelphia High School for 40 years!

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Teacher of the Month - Katherine Muc

Teacher of the Month – Katherine Muc

As we surprised Mrs. Muc, the excitement, and love that her students poured out spoke volumes of the impact she’s had in the lives of our young people. Her colleagues praised and thanked her for a job well done.

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March Teacher of the Month - Joseph DeSantis

March Teacher of the Month – Joseph DeSantis

Joseph DeSantis, an 11th-grade ELA Teacher at Olney High School. No one is more deserving of this honor than Mr. DeSantis as he truly embodies what it means to be an advocate for our students.

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