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Rockwood Teachers of the Year Announced for 2023-2024

Feb. 27, 2023

 Rockwood's building-level Teachers of the Year smile in their schoolsAn important part of any student's education is a teacher who sets high expectations for learning, and the Rockwood School District is proud of our highly effective teachers and staff members.

Throughout the month of February, each Rockwood school announced its own Teacher of the Year. That teacher then completes the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) application for the district-level program.

"What I enjoy most about teaching kindergarten is making learning fun and seeing the magic in my students' eyes when they learn something new," said Hannah Juergemeier, Blevins Elementary's Teacher of the Year.

Congratulations to the 31 Rockwood Teachers of the Year for 2023-2024!

Elementary Middle High
Michaelanne Wathen
5th Grade, Babler Elementary
Laura Fontana
Drama/Speech, Crestview Middle
Rebecca Dillon
Math, Eureka High
Karin Cason
3rd Grade, Ballwin Elementary
Carla Leininger
Math, LaSalle Springs Middle
David Choate
Language Arts, Lafayette High
Hannah Juergemeier
Kindergarten, Blevins Elementary
Jared Brockmeyer
Asst. Band Director, Rockwood South Middle
Della Thompson
World Languages (French), Marquette High
Stacy Zeiser
4th Grade, Bowles Elementary
Kellie Roth
Language Arts, Rockwood Valley Middle
Jamie Robertson
Math, Rockwood Summit High
Julie Carney
School Counselor, Chesterfield Elementary
Brittany Haggerty
Language Arts, Selvidge Middle
Andrew Schroeder
Physical Education, Ellisville Elementary
Jennifer Fisher
School Counselor, Wildwood Middle
Cate Neal
5th Grade, Eureka Elementary
Jessie Eshelman
1st Grade, Fairway Elementary
Diane Ayres
Reading Specialist, Geggie Elementary
Emma McGuire
5th Grade, Green Pines Elementary
Carissa Orr
5th Grade, Kehrs Mill Elementary
Caitlin Brauer
3rd Grade, Kellison Elementary
Danielle Toro
1st Grade, Pond Elementary
Keri Maher
Reading Specialist, Ridge Meadows Elementary
Tiffany Aylesworth
3rd Grade, Stanton Elementary
Steven Moore
4th Grade, Uthoff Valley Elementary
Katie Goss
4th Grade, Westridge Elementary
Adria Moore
2nd Grade, Wild Horse Elementary
Angie Leary
4th Grade, Woerther Elementary
Cindy Proffitt
Teacher, Early Childhood - Eureka
Stacy Steketee
2nd Grade, Center for Creative Learning