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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Mr. Dickey is an art teacher at Union Township School Corporation in Indiana. “Teaching service and philanthropy to students allow them to see the world and where they fit in and how they can contribute, even through art!” 

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Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Ms. Matheson is a Media Coordinator at Wesley Chapel Elementary School in North Carolina. “I feel it is important for our students to recognize how fortunate they are and that they can be helpful to others,” said Ms. Matheson. “Since they love to sew, I thought they

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Monday, June 3, 2019

Ms. Gehring and Ms. Weberding are teachers at Oldenburg Academy in Indiana who said, “We are a Franciscan school, and service is part of who we are. This was just another opportunity for us to learn about the world we live in and give back.”

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Friday, May 31, 2019

Ms. Fisk and Ms. Weismiller are first grade teachers at Manchester Elementary School in Indiana. “I feel that the ultimate goal of teaching is to guide students to become good citizens and compassionate human beings,” said Ms. Fisk. “I care deeply about our world

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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Ms. Ferris and Ms. Smith are Life Skills Teachers at Wildwood Elementary School in Michigan.  “I want my students to learn how to give back to their community. Many times, when thinking about this I realized that the children are not vested in it. At our

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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Ms. Kaminski and Ms. Geiss are instructional coaches at Morris Grade School in Illinois who believe “Students need a constant reminder on being kind and giving back to others. By teaching students service and giving, hopefully it will help make the world a better place

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Monday, May 20, 2019

Ms. D'Antonio is the Coordinator of Partnership & Internship Programs and Ms. Robbins is a teacher at the Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology (GSMST) in Georgia.  “Our students are extremely motivated and high achieving,” said

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Thursday, May 9, 2019

Ms. Garrison is a 8th grade teacher at Shelbyville Middle School in Indiana. “I value service-learning because it is great to teach students the importance of giving back to their community,” said Garrison. “It also helps students feel good about

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