Recipient: Jennifer Berger
Number of years teaching: completing her first year
School: USDS Bathurst Campus
Grades: ½ day Junior Kindergarten, ½ day grade 1
Inspiration/Motivation for being a Teacher of Excellence:
Jennifer attended Associated, CHAT and then York and Western Universities. Being a teacher seems to come naturally to her. She loves children and desires to help and to watch them grow. Jennifer describes seeing her students succeed as “pure and utter joy”. In her first year of teaching she has been motivated by her students’ hugs, expressions of love and successful learning. Winning this award in her first year of teaching is a pure motivator for Jennifer. She says that she will continue her career as a teacher of excellence as her goal is to impact students lives in very positive ways.