Winter Quarterly Award Winners Honored

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Superintendent John L. Barry honored 12 individuals this quarter during a ceremony at North Middle School as part of the Quarterly Awards program. More than 70 individuals were nominated for this winter's Superintendent's Quarterly Awards. These awards recognize outstanding parents, staff and community members who make a difference in the lives of APS students. Superintendent Barry and the APS Board of Education will display professional photos of the winners on a special "Wall of Fame" in the Educational Services Center, Peoria Building outside the boardroom. For more information about the Superintendent's Quarterly Awards Recognition Program or to nominate an individual for next quarter, please visit Chief Academic Officer William Stuart also recognized staff members who recently earned advanced degrees.

Winter Quarterly Award Winners

Category Winner Position
Classified Employee, Support E.J. Horner Bus Driver, Transportation
Classified Employee, Elementary Kathy Iken Paraeducator, Health/Office, Yale
Classified Employee, Secondary Lea Irvine Paraeducator, Severe Needs / Life Skills, Gateway
Licensed Employee, Elementary Jennifer Thomas 1st Grade Teacher, Sixth Avenue Elementary
Licensed Employee, Elementary Elizabeth Latham Teacher on Special Assignment, Elkhart Elementary
Licensed Employee, Middle School Dave Schoenhals Math Instructional Coach, Instructional Services
Licensed Employee, High School Tom Fox Educational Technology Coach, Instructional Technology
Administrative / Professional / Technical Employee José Paz Language Services Coordinator, Communication Department
Parents Mary Martinez Sixth Avenue Elementary
Community / Business Member NIOC Colorado Community Members

Staff Members Who Recently Earned Master of Arts Degrees

Name School University
Kristine Edwards Tollgate Elementary University of Colorado
Gregory Eifler Gateway H.S. University of Colorado
Crista Fabrycki West M.S. University of Colorado
Amy Smith Dalton Elementary University of Colorado
Tanya Tenane Fletcher Elementary Colorado Christian University
Judy Gordon West M.S. Regis University