Jane FrostSchool: Sacred Heart School
School System: Cedar Valley Catholic Schools
Subject and Grade Level: Kindergarten
Education: Clarke College, Masters of Arts in Education, 2009-2011; University of Northern Iowa, Bachelor of Arts, 1977-1982
Hobbies: Reading, Biking, Gardening
Family Members: Robert (Husband), Jenna & Carlie (Daughters), Ryan (Son)
How long have you been teaching: 31 years
The Thing You Like Most About Teaching:Each day, I am blessed with the opportunity to set the tone for how a child’s day will go. Teaching has allowed me to share my faith and touch hearts in a way that I am sure no other career could.
The Thing You Find Most Challenging About Teaching: Meeting the needs of each individual learner.
Best Tip for New Teachers: Promote student learning by utilizing volunteers, whether they are parents or people from the community.
Best Tip for Career Teachers: If you are thinking about furthering your education, do it! It will rejuvenate your love for learning.
Favorite Piece of Advice for Students: Always have a book close by!
What Being a Gold Star Teacher Means to You: Being a Gold Star Teacher reinforces my desire to be a stellar role model for my students. This award is a reminder that my dedication and hard work is appreciated!