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 strives to create a classroom environment that is immersive so that students can acquire Spanish rather than memorize it.

— Student

She’s given countless hours to check papers, revise scholarship applications, and go over Academic Decathlon notes with students.

— Student

He’s a fun teacher! That is his describing word! He is extremely knowledgeable of his subject and always tries to express his feelings about art in a creative and fun way.

— Student