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

She’s not just a teacher. She is a mother-figure, counselor, caregiver, spiritual leader, and role model. Words cannot express how vital she is to her classes upbringing.

— Parent

He made all the work that would have been boring, FUN!

— Student

She is a great teacher and she is awesome with kids. She believes in her students and never gives up on them.

— Teacher