The Gold Star Award for Outstanding Teaching recognizes exceptional teachers in Black Hawk County, Iowa.

It is a program of the R.J. McElroy Trust.

What People are Saying

He puts time and energy in to building trusting and positive relationships with his students. He is known as a teacher who can take students with significant academic and behavior needs and turn them around!

— Colleague

She always puts children first, and really cares about the success of my child.

— Parent

Because she has taught me so much about music, how to practice, be patient, and use my skills. She has made a huge impact on my life.

— Student