Educator Spotlight – January

Announcing the January 2019 Educator Spotlight Honorees! The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog that highlights the teachers, assistants, specialist, coaches, and professionals across the Catapult Learning community who make a positive impact on our students and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars!  The January 2019 Educator Spotlight honorees are: Jennifer Chamberlin, Transition Coordinator, Sierra School at Eastern, Upper Extension, Sacramento, California Aimee Hwang Russo, Transition Coordinator, High Road School of Norwalk, Norwalk, Connecticut Jennifer and Aimee are transition coordinators. Transition coordinators are a valuable link between students’ academic and [...]

2019-02-08T11:04:06-04:00January 31st, 2019|

Educator Spotlight – Remembering Dr. Linda Powers

Dr. Linda Powers, a professional development specialist, passed away on November 18, 2018 in Perry, Oklahoma. Linda was unmatched in her professionalism, her dedication, and her compassion. She will be deeply missed by all who were fortunate to know and love her. To honor our friend and colleague, John Scroggins collected the following remembrances and tributes. He shared these stories with family and friends as they came together in December to celebrate Linda’s life and accomplishments. "Linda Powers was truly a special person. She touched the lives of so many people and everyone who knew her, loved her. As a [...]

2019-01-31T14:28:42-04:00December 4th, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – September

The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their Catapult colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! For 2018-19, we are letting our nominees shine in person through recorded interviews. Our first nominee and winner is Jinaki Bright! Jinaki Bright is an instructional coach in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Jinaki’s patience and compassion for her students and colleagues shines throughout our conversation. She was nominated by Heather Bickley from our Philadelphia Program. Heather [...]

2019-01-31T13:52:06-04:00October 23rd, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – June 2018

We are pleased to feature our first-ever Team of the Month edition of Educator Spotlight! Over the years, we have received several requests to nominate a team of teachers for the Educator Spotlight honor. Team is defined as a group of educators who work together daily to support learning, student success, and academic outcomes; who create a strong and supportive school community; and who demonstrate the Catapult Learning Core 4 Values of transparency, accountability, humility, and decisiveness. Announcing the Team of the Month  Educator Spotlight  honorees! Congratulations to our educators! St. Andrew Catapult Learning Team Bucks County, Pennsylvania Team Members: Jill Smith, Teacher Nicole [...]

2019-01-31T13:52:19-04:00June 12th, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – May 2018

Educator Spotlight Announcing the May 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! Jessica Gale - Operations Manager - Windham, CT Julie Howard - ESE Teacher  - Jacksonville, FL Daniel Joeckel - Teacher - Milwaukee, WI Jessica Gale Operations Manager "Ms. Gale takes the time and effort to create relationships with the staff where they are comfortable [...]

2019-01-31T13:52:35-04:00May 18th, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – April 2018

Educator Spotlight Announcing the March 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! Connie Legg - Teacher -  Lancaster, OH Linda Phillips - Instructional Specialist - Mason, OH Connie (left) and her daughter, Katarina. Connie Legg Teacher "Connie works beyond the walls of the classroom to serve the students and families of the Lancaster and [...]

2019-01-31T13:52:49-04:00April 30th, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – March 2018

Educator Spotlight Announcing the March 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! Sarah Beaulieu - Social Worker -  Windham, CT Elisa Brente - National PD Consultant - Stamford, CT Michelle Dall - Academic Counselor - Chicago, IL Tiffany Franklin - National PD Consultant - Los Angeles, CA Christine Hartwich - Teacher - Hartford, CT Ashley Houdek - [...]

2019-01-31T13:53:00-04:00March 23rd, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – February 2018

Educator Spotlight Announcing the February 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! Ryan Alexander - Math  Teacher -  Harrisburg, PA Staria Alexander - Instructional Specialist - Baltimore, MD Melissa Backus - Teacher - Columbia, MO Angelica Heath - ELS/Social Studies Teacher - GA Pam Meyers - Counselor - Newton, PA Mariela Perez - Teacher - Antioch, CA Shafaye [...]

2019-01-31T13:53:15-04:00February 23rd, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – January 2018

Educator Spotlight We are starting the new year off with a fantastic group of dedicated and talented educators from across Catapult Learning. Announcing the January 2018 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! Samantha Becker - Special Education Teacher - Athens, GA Stephanie Castillo -  Teacher - Houston, TX Eugenia Fernandes - Special Education Teacher - Providence, [...]

2019-01-31T13:53:26-04:00January 22nd, 2018|

Educator Spotlight – December 2017

Announcing the December 2017 Educator Spotlight honorees! Congratulations to our educators. The Educator Spotlight is a monthly feature on our Catapult Corner Blog. The educators that are highlighted are nominated by their colleagues in recognition of the positive impact they have on children and schools throughout the country. They are our very own shining stars! Nora Patterson - Teacher - New London, CT Samantha Popel - Teacher - Norwalk, CT Nora Patterson - Special Education Teacher "Ms. Patterson’s classroom is comprised of grade 6-9 students with special education classifications that have historically impacted their ability to access general education curriculum. She puts [...]

2019-01-31T13:54:07-04:00December 21st, 2017|