One In A Million: February 2024: Deserae Duran

    Name: Deserae Duran School & District: Flora Thew Elementary / Tempe Elementary School District Grade(s) you teach: 2nd Grade How many students in your class(es) this academic year? 19 How long have you been a teacher? 3.5 years What made you get into the teaching profession? I became…...

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One In A Million: Quarter 3 – 2023: Laura Edwards

    Name: Laura Edwards School & District: Estrella Foothills High School; Buckeye Union High School District Grade(s) you teach: 9-12 (CTE Education Professions) & our school Instructional Specialist How many students in your class(es) this academic year? Semester 1: 36, Semester 2: 27 How long have you been a…...

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One In A Million: January 2024: Maria Fernando Cesar

    Name: Maria Fernando Cesar School & District: Thew Elementary, Tempe Elementary School District Grade(s) you teach: 2nd-5th Resource How many students in your class(es) this academic year? Approximately 32 How long have you been a teacher? 6 years What made you get into the teaching profession? I am…...

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One In A Million: Quarter 2 – 2023: Bridget Montoya

    Name: Bridget Montoya School & District: Flowing Wells High School, Flowing Wells School District Grade(s) you teach: 9-12th Grades How many students in your class(es) this academic year? 126 How long have you been a teacher? This is my 21st year What made you get into the teaching…...

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One In A Million: December 2023: Elizabeth Robles

    Name: Elizabeth Robles School & District: Thew Elementary; Tempe Elementary School District Grade(s) you teach: K-5 How many students in your class(es) this academic year? Total of 25 How long have you been a teacher? 12 years What made you get into the teaching profession? I was a…...

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One In A Million: November 2023: Liana Phoenix

    Name: Liana Phoenix  School & District: Thew, Tempe elementary Grade(s) you teach: 5th How many students in your class(es) this academic year? 24 How long have you been a teacher? 2 years (in education 10 years) What made you get into the teaching profession? Desire to make a…...

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One In A Million: October 2023: Sara Kilduff

    Name: Sara Kilduff  School & District: Thew Elementary School, Tempe School District Grade(s) you teach: Second grade How many students in your class(es) this academic year? 18 currently How long have you been a teacher? I am in my second year of teaching. What made you get into…...

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One In A Million: September 2023: David Solano

Name: David Solano School: Palm Lane Elementary Grade(s) you teach: 4th How many students in your class(es) this academic year?  33 How long have you been a teacher? 25 years What made you get into the teaching profession? I wanted to make an impact in my community. I wanted to…...

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One In A Million: September 2023: Kelly Haunschild

  Name: Kelly Haunschild School: Thew Elementary Schools Grade(s) you teach: Kindergarten How many students in your class(es) this academic year?  Currently 22 How long have you been a teacher?  I’ve been in education for 21 years. What made you get into the teaching profession?  My aunt was a second…...

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One In A Million: May 2023: Maria Maeda

  One In A Million Feature Questions Name: Maria Maeda School: Madrid Neighborhood School Grade: 4   How long have you been a teacher? I have been teaching for 20 years. What made you get into the teaching profession? One reason I got into the teaching profession is because someone…...

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