"We are SLV" Award

At the regularly scheduled Board Meeting of February 6, 2019, the following staff member received recognition for going "Above and Beyond" the call of duty.
Melissa Stockton, Nature Academy Teacher - SLV Charter, was nominated by Ms. Rhonda Schlosser, Administrator of SLV Charter School. Ms. Schlosser writes, "Melissa has always been a teacher that has gone the extra mile in hours, creative and inspirational teaching, designing new thematic curriculum and health tips. This year she has taken on the extra focus of mentoring new teachers in the Nature Academy foundations of incorporating life skills strategies and brain-based philosophy into their teaching. She also continues to support all teachers who use the kitchen through her consistent upkeep and specific kitchen use website."
Ms. Debi Bodenheimer, Assistant Superintendent-Instruction, introduced Ms. Stockton and added, "she is a long-time SLV teacher and founding member of the Nature Academy. She is a crucial and vital member of the GATE Committee and often leads enrichment programs such as cooking and watercolor classes. She is currently piloting the "no grades" program to support a more authentic assessment system for students. Melissa puts in vast amounts of time and energy to support SLV students and all of this is just the tip of the iceberg."
Ms. Stockton with Ms. Bodenheimer
Ms. Bodenheimer / Ms. Stockton
Ms. Stockton and Ms. Schlosser
Ms. Stockton / Ms. Schlosser
The SLV Board of Trustees, Dr. Bruton Superintendent, and Ms. Stockton receiving her award!
Left to Right:  Ms. Rice, Trustee, Ms. Levine, Trustee, Ms. Dolson, Trustee, Ms. Stockton, N.A. Teacher, Dr. Bruton, Superintendent, Mr. Becker, Trustee, and Mr. Wylie, Board President
Source: Vickie Bergquist, Exec. Asst. to Superintendent