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 exemplifies a solid, well-rounded teacher. She is strong in her ability to teach and excite children about their learning. She is always thinking of new and better ways to teach students that are struggling. She knows which areas students have previously struggled and plans ahead to assist students in overcoming those possible roadblocks.

— Colleague

He is an outgoing, smart and funny teacher. He helps me shine.

— Student

She helps all students at once so no one feels left out and she has let me stay in school for a bit longer so she can help me.

— Student