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Dr. Taylor's Blog - On a Positive Note...

Parent and Community Members,

It is now time to recognize the overall Top 20 teachers in the District with the highest QDI scores for the first nine weeks. These instructional Superstars symbolize what the District is striving for, Excellence. To make the cut for this impressive list, the teacher had to score at least a 167 QDI (which is "High Performing") or better on the first Common Assessments for the first nine weeks of school.

What's even more remarkable about our Top 20 is that it is so inclusive of our entire District with nine out of our ten schools represented. Every grade from 3 through 12 is represented and nearly every tested subject is represented with the exceptions of 6th Math, Biology I, and U.S. History (which I know these subjects will make it on the next assessment).

This list illustrates how far the District has come and how far we can go. I am extremely proud of these teachers because they show an extremely high level of mastery in the craft of instructional delivery. Indeed, these teachers have elevated the skill of teaching to a form of art.

Please help me congratulate the following teachers:

Overall Top 20

         

 

Name

Grade Level

QDI

School

1

Ken Nguyen

7th Math

233

Northwest

2

LaAudrey Smith

7th LA

224

Carver

3

Amanda Hanegan

Algebra I

219

Meridian High

4

Dottie Rigdon

3rd LA

214

Oakland Heights

5

Jennifer Dupont

3rd Math

212

Poplar Springs

6

Morgan Bailey

4th LA

210

Poplar Springs

7

Terry Moseley

7th Math

205

Carver

8

Laura Crocker

English II

197

Meridian High

9

Jason Kidd

Algebra I

194

Northwest

10

LaAudrey Smith

8th LA

189

Carver

10

Ann Brown

8th LA

189

Northwest

11

Kristen Barnes

5th Math

186

Crestwood

11

Sally Miles

4th LA

186

Poplar Springs

12

Amy Grady

8th Science

183

Magnolia

13

Jason Kidd

8th Math

182

Northwest

14

Melony Dees

6th LA

179

Northwest

14

Catherine Moore

3rd Math

179

Poplar Springs

14

Ravene Mitchell

8th LA

179

Northwest

15

Nancy Walton

4th Math

176

Poplar Springs

16

Hannah Hickman

3rd LA

175

T.J. Harris

16

Angela Hoover

8th Science

175

Northwest

16

Bridgette Purdy

5th LA

175

Poplar Springs

17

Jeana Brooks

7th Math

171

Magnolia

18

Lisa Mercer

7th LA

170

Northwest

19

Demetria Brown

4th LA

168

Poplar Springs

20

Regina Wheaton

5th Math

167

West Hills

Continue to Believe in Blue!
Dr. Taylor

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