COMMENTS FROM THE NOMINATION FORMS:
"She always has a positive attitude towards the kids. She teaches them grammar through up-beat catchy songs which all the children love."
"She is a dedicated, enthusiastic teacher who spends extra hours planning for her students."
"She has gone the extra mile all year, starting with the 'welcome to my class' card in the mail."
"Ms. Bristow makes every student feel accepted and special."
"My daughter has learned how to complete digital storytelling projects and PowerPoint presentations."
"Ms. Bristow is special to me because she protects me and helps me work out problems. I knew she loved teaching when she sent me a card before school even started!"
"She uses many innovative teaching techniques and technology in her classroom. Her kids are always up and moving and learning. My son loves being in her class and I'm so happy he's in there, too."
"She prepares her students for new ideas and lessons in a mature way. She also makes sure that each one is fully challenged."