A True "Hero" in Education: Mrs. Lind, Kindergarten Teacher at South Jefferson
At the Chief Instructional Leaders Conference, held in Charleston on February 21, 2014, State Superintendent, Dr. Phares, recognized Mrs. Mary Lind, kindergarten teacher at South Jefferson Elementary, as an instructional hero in our state. Mrs. Lind was one of four educators recognized by Dr. Phares during this conference for their exemplary practices in the classroom and for embracing the Common Core. He spoke of the importance of teachers "knowing who our teachers are and for making a difference in their learning". Mrs. Lind definitely demonstrates this approach in her classroom each day. Mrs. Lind was presented with the State Superintendent medallion and was honored as an Exemplary Early Learning Teacher by Dr. Sherry Hetzel, K-2 Curriculum Coordinator for Jefferson County Schools and Mr. Richard Jenkins, Principal of South Jefferson Elementary. Congratulations, Mrs. Lind!
Dr. Hetzel and Mr. Jenkins present Mrs. Lind with her State Superintendent's Medallion
Dr. Hetzel sharing Dr. Phares remarks about Mrs. Lind with the staff of South Jefferson Elementary