FIVE EDUCATORS NATIONALLY RECOGNIZED AS AN MVP!
(St. Louis, Missouri): Five educators were recently recognized as a Most Valuable Person In The Life Of A Student. The award recipients were nominated by a peer and voted on by a national panel of educators.
This year’s honorees are:
Reggie Donahue, Resource Support Specialist in Downey, California
Katie Fox, Teacher in Anchorage, Alaska
Phoebe Robinson, Principal in Far Rockaway, New York
Nancy Schneider, Assistant Professor at Lindenwood University in St. Charles, MO
Sara Voss, 6th Grade STEM Teacher in Sparks, Nevada
The MVP award was developed as a way to recognize outstanding educators across the country. The award is sponsored annually by Most Valuable Professional Development, LLC, an organization that provides educator professional development on trauma, behaviors, and student achievement.
Dr. Bryan Pearlman, the organization’s founder, shares his reasons for creating the award, “Educators make a big difference in the lives of their students. They go way above and beyond the job to ensure that their students are successful, safe, happy, and prepared for the real world. This is becoming more challenging as the number of students that come to school with mental health concerns and a trauma history has increased significantly in the past few years. In so many cases, educators can help positively impact a student’s life trajectory and even save a life. I believe it is very important to recognize skilled and caring educators for the amazing work that they do each and every day.”