One In A Million – December 2022: Whitney Henkel

  One In A Million Feature  Name: Whitney Henkel School: Madrid Neighborhood School Grade: 7th AND 8th   How long have you been a teacher? This year makes 11 years. What made you get into the teaching profession? I come from a family of teachers and several teachers spotted my…...

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One In A Million – November 2022: Jenny Hansen

One In A Million Feature Name: Jenny Hansen School: Madrid Neighborhood School Grade: 2nd Grade   How long have you been a teacher? This year is my fourth year as a teacher. What made you get into the teaching profession? I grew up helping teach lessons in Sunday school and…...

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One In A Million – Miriam Nava

When I was younger, I had amazing teachers that I looked up to. I thought about becoming a teacher just them. As I grew older, I started to look into different profession. I always knew I wanted to work with children, but I was sure in what field. In high…...

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One In a Million – Doug Evans

When I graduated high school I never really thought that I would become a teacher, instead I wanted to become a veterinarian. After a year in college I realized that science wasn’t my calling and that math and working and coaching young students was my passion. I enjoyed working with…...

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One In a Million – Hayley Chipley

  One In A Million Feature Questions   Name: Hayley Chipley School: Madrid Neighborhood School Grade: 5th and 6th grade How long have you been a teacher? This is my first year as a teacher. I am still in school to get my teaching degree but I am emergency certified.…...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Rhonda Bowman

Meet Rhonda Bowman, a teacher at Granada East, who teaches 7th/8th Grade Self-Contained. How long have you been a teacher? I have been teaching for 14 years.  Eleven of those years as a special education teacher. What made you get into the teaching profession? I decided to get into the…...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Rose Hoffman

One In A Million- Black History Month Feature: Name: Dr. Rose M. Hoffman School:  Desert Sands Middle School Grade: 7&8 How long have you been a teacher? I have been a teacher for 49 years.   What made you get into the teaching profession? I have a passion for teaching…...

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Black History Month Spotlight: Kareem Neal

One In A Million- Black History Month Feature: Name: Kareem Neal School: Maryvale High School  Grade: 9 – 12   How long have you been a teacher? I have been a teacher for 24 years. What made you get into the teaching profession? I was at a Special Olympics event…...

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MDTP launches #Continuethelearning Campaign to assist during COVID-19 Crisis

Hello, As our state wrestles with responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, to keep families safe, schools campuses have been closed down for the remainder of the school year and districts are now moving towards virtual or distance learning to deliver instruction to kids.   It has been incredible to see the resilience…...

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One In A Million – Celia Sanabria-Aguilar

One In A Million Feature  Name: Celia Sanabria-Aguilar School: Madison Meadows Grade: 7th/8th Grade How long have you been a teacher? 13 years...

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