Congratulations to this year's nominees for the MCLA Educator Recognition Award. The award, given by MCLA in collaboration with Berkshire County K-12 superintendents, was created to honor the region's exceptional teachers.
SBRSD has nominated one teacher in each of the categories.
Michelle Peters - Grades 3- 6
“Mrs. Peters not only teaches the students about the importance of school and community, she also allows them to experience being productive members of their community and nurtures these relationships.”
Lynn Webster - Early PK - Grade 2
“Ms. Webster is a self-starter who is not afraid to take on new challenges and encourages her colleagues to do the same.”
Denise Foss - Early Childhood
“Denise’s focus in on the whole child. She implements wonderful learning activities for the children each day. She truly loves each child as if they were her own.”
Jody Burkle - Elementary Special Education
“Jody demonstrates a quiet strength that is highly regarded and revered by her colleagues, the parents, and her students.”
Michael Farmer - Secondary
“Mr. Farmer has an expansive perspective in regard to matters influencing the efficacy of our programs, and matches that vision with an imagination and capacity to see projects through to a successful completion that is extraordinary.”