Parkview State School, Cape Girardeau
COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"She was a regular education teacher before Parkview, now teaching handicapped students. She has made this transition with grace and compassion. "
"Ms. Kathy is awesome. Our children are physically and mentally challenged and she is always looking for creative ways for them to learn."
"Kathy is a kind, considerate teacher. She gives the children 100%. She teaches them how to survive and live easier with their disabilities."
"She makes each student feel special."
"She's always calm and knows how to handle tough situations. She takes time to work with every student."
"Kathy is one of the kindest and caring teachers I have ever met. She always wears a smile with a helping hand."
"She strives to give her students every opportunity to excel in their strengths."