What personal qualities do you think led to your being recognized as a Teacher of the Year for your building in the Independence School District?

What personal qualities do you think led to your being recognized as a Teacher of the Year for your building in the Independence School District?

Corey Lathrom
Sixth grade social studies teacher at  Bingham Middle School
Patience. Teaching sixth graders demands that you be patient. And when there are ups and downs, you have to roll with it.

Katrina Lickteig
Independence, teaches Early Childhood Special Education at Hanthorn
I’d say stepping up and being a leader, as well as mentoring new teachers.

Lisa Siron
Blue Springs, teaches third grade at Blackburn Elementary School
Being open, kind and putting the children first.