2016 TEACHER OF THE YEAR
Mr. Shawn McKinnon
Cedar Valley Elementary
11.5 Years of Experience
My favorite thing about teaching is having a job that consists of a sense of belonging. I wake up each morning knowing that twenty-two students need me and rely on me in my classroom to be there. I have a sense of pride when I see my students at the end of the year become more confident learners, risk takers, and are not afraid to make mistakes.
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