Nicole Schrage

Nicole Schrage
East High School

School: East High School

School System: Waterloo Community Schools

Subject and Grade Level: High School English Teacher

Education: Minnesota State University

Hobbies: Reading, wine-tasting, traveling, shopping, tv/movie watching, being with friends and family

Family members: Joe (husband), Lillian (daughter), and Evelynn (daughter)

How long have you been teaching: Almost 10 years

The Thing You Like Most About Teaching: Working with my students and my EHS colleagues

The Thing You Find Most Challenging About Teaching: Motivating students to reach their potential

Best Tip for New Teachers: “Just keep swimming, just keep swimming.” -Dory, Finding Nemo

Best Tip for Career Teachers: Do the best that you can in the time you are given.

Favorite Piece of Advice for Students: Be a reflective, life-long learner in all areas of your life.

What Being a Gold Star Teacher Means to You: Recognition for a job well-done and a testament to the passion I have for my career and my students.