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The entire Mt. Carmel School Community is thrilled to announce that Mrs. Paula Grubb has been selected as October’s “Educator of the Month”. In her seventh year as a full time teacher, Mrs. Grubb teaches second grade at Mt. Carmel School. Mrs. Grubb was nominated for this recognition by a parent. According to Superintendent, Dr. Debbie Howell, Grubb’s nomination was one of the most heartfelt she has read since the Educator of the Month program began in January 2015.
After earning her degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University East, Mrs. Grubb was one of the school corporation’s “go to” substitutes filling countless maternity and medical leaves. During this time period, Mrs. Grubb had the opportunity to teach at all elementary grade levels and in all buildings. According to Mrs. Grubb, these long term leaves were an excellent way for her to gain experience and to get to know families and educators throughout the school corporation.
According to the parent who nominated Mrs. Grubb, “She (Mrs. Grubb) is intentional about everything she does with each individual student.” Mrs. Grubb takes the time to meet students where they are and to attend to each student’s individual needs. “She is loving, she … Continue reading
Help us celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary of the Imagination Library of Franklin County. Founded in 2007, Imagination Library of Franklin County partners with Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to expose children to books at an early age.
To learn more or to enroll your child in the program, visit either the Brookville or Laurel Public Libraries or visit the Imagination Library of Franklin County website at http://usa.imaginationlibrary.com/affiliates_result.php?aff=INFRANKLIN.
Superintendent, Dr. Debbie Howell, is pleased to announce that Mrs. Gina Barker, first grade teacher at Brookville Elementary School, has been selected as the first “Educator of the Month” for the 2017-18 school year. Mrs. Barker has been teaching primary children at Brookville Elementary School for the past 17 years.
After graduating from Franklin County High School, Mrs. Barker pursued her degree in Elementary Education from Indiana University East. Since earning her Bachelor’s Degree she has taught first and second grade at Brookville Elementary and also served as an Interventionist. In addition to her Bachelor’s Degree, Mrs. Barker received Reading Recovery and CIM Intervention Training from Purdue University.
Mrs. Barker was nominated for this recognition by a parent. According to this parent, “Mrs. Barker is a very enthusiastic teacher and interacts with her students AND parents very well. She is able to adapt to different learning styles and ensure that all of her students learn. I believe Mrs. Barker goes above and beyond to give each student the opportunity to excel. Her use of Barker Bucks for rewards and penalties is very effective. She sees the best in all of her students and ensures that they see it too.”
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