DEA May Teachers of the Month

Congratulations to all of our May Teachers of the Month!

  • Wendy Fitzanko – from DHS is being recognized for her work in developing a curriculum that enables students to be successful and has students learning about culture as well as the language she teaches.
  • Kelly Gingras – from DHS demonstrates her desire in preparing her students for life after high school, preparing her students in their quest for employment
  • Lisa Guenther – from DHS is a leader among teachers and is always willing to share her knowledge and research of technology with others.
  • Davin Roach – from DHS is being honored for how he incorporates technology, sets high expectations for all students, and never loses sight of what is most important:  the education of our students.

DEA April Teachers of the Month

Congratulations to all of our April Teachers of the Month!

  • Lee Eastman – does a great job developing lesson that are applicable to adult life and making personal connections to students’ interests and activities.
  • Jennifer Hall – with a positive attitude and helpfulness, is an asset to anyone she works with, students and teachers alike.
  • Emilie Henkel – does an awesome job at differentiating and modifying for all special education students in her classroom.
  • Jane Kosick – changes her energy, humor, and approach to get the children what they need. She does the same for the staff.
  • Sue Johnson – always remains positive, firm and loving – just what her students need.
  • Dave Stanley – does a great job developing cross-curricular lessons with students.
  • Kim Stanley – works hard to collaborate and meet the needs of her children. She is thorough and dependable.

DEA March Teachers of the Month

Congratulations to all of our March Teachers of the Month!

  • Lindsey Mitchell – Lindsay’s passion, enthusiasm, and commitment to our school and all her students is an inspiration to us all.
  • Marsha Johnson – Marsha is always willing to share ideas and help her fellow teachers with whatever questions we may have.
  • Julie Karper – Julie creates a safe and positive environment for her students to learn in.
  • Meg Penaflor – Meg is knowledgeable of education and has willingness to share her ideas.
  • Ronda Scott – Ronda is patient, kind, and compassionate on a daily basis to all whom she comes into contact.
  • Rita Gillespie – Rita does an awesome job at differentiating and modifying for not only students with IEP’s, but for all who may be struggling.
  • Nathan Geeves – Nate goes above and beyond, giving up many of his personal plan periods to assist students.
  • Amy Anderson – Amy is an incredible teacher with a huge heart and endless energy.

School Board Candidates Supported by the Dixon Education Association

The Dixon Education Association supports the following School Board candidates:

  • Linda Wegner
  • Brandon Rogers
  • Brad Sibley
  • Kelly Flanagan

Vote, Tuesday, April 4th!

Dixon School Board Candidate Forum

A forum for candidates running for the Dixon School Board, as well as the Dixon City Council, will take place next month. It will be held on March 14 at 6:30 p.m. in the Dixon High School cafeteria. Please consider attending.

DEA December Teacher of the Month

Congratulations to our December teacher of the month, Charlie Bishop – Dixon High School

DEA February Teachers of the Month

Congratulations to all of our February Teachers of the Month!

  • Amy Anderson from Washington is honored for her imagination and passion for bringing the best to her students.

  • Lisa Ellingsen from Washington is honored for her flexibility to changes in our environment and willingness to learn from others.

  • Eric Ferguson from Reagan Middle School is an outstanding educator, acts as a civic leader with his class, school, and community.

  • Candy Lind from Reagan Middle School is a role model for educators.  She exhibits compassion and sensitivity to her students’ needs.

  • Ashley Spangler from Washington is always looking for new ideas to bring to the classroom to get her students excited about learning.