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2024 Recipients

Amanda Tyler

Dawes Middle School 
Special Education Teacher
Nominated By: Principal Elizabeth Miller

Amanda plans engaging and rigorous lessons for each student, every day. When you walked into Amanda's classroom you witness focused students, engaged in rigorous thinking at their individual learning level. Amanda leads our Life Skills program, modeling high expectations for learning and future success of each student. Student's in Amanda's classroom demonstrate pride and excitement over their learning progress. Positive relationships are evident as students and Amanda joke with each other and share examples of personal interest. Amanda's purposeful planning is the foundation of student growth and motivation to continue to engage in difficult learning tasks.

The Numbers

  • Schools Served

    60

  • Focus & Specialty Programs Served

    15

  • Students Empowered

    41,784

  • Teachers & Staff Supported

    7,500+

  • Funds Received This Year

    $1.20M

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