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 works with grade level teachers to incorporate math and literacy into P.E. He collaborates with teachers to ensure kids are getting what they need.

— Colleague

She is unique because she is able to connect with each one of her students on a personal level while connecting with the class as a whole at the same time. She is one of the sweetest and most caring individuals I have ever had the pleasure of learning from.

— Former Student

She possesses those unique qualities that good teachers have in order to forge meaningful relationships with students, parents, and administrators alike.

— Colleague