Our Contributions To Excellence
To be a positive role model to the student not only in my
classroom, but to the students in my building. I will
strive to work at my craft everyday in order to teach my
students effectively. My goal is for my students to learn
the skills necessary to become life long learners.
-Mr. Henry Hall
To participate and contribute to our building wide
groups and to continue to seek out opportunities to
enhance and broaden my knowledge base through
workshops, collaboration, and community groups.
-Ms. Melissa DeFauw
To expect and help every student to achieve to the best
of their abilities in a fun and safe environment.
-Mr. Greg Hiner
To strive to help my school family ensure a safe and
learning environment throughout our school year.
-Ms. Erica Hancock
To reach out in a positive manner to as many kids, staff,
and parents each and every day!
-Mr. Rod Hill
To help children learn and use values, manners, sharing,
language, acceptable social behaviors, math skills, and
personal skills. Continue working as an EDR Team and
helping where needed throughout our entire team/staff at
Earl Hanson School.
-Ms. Barb Wignall
I will make extra effort to stress the positives. I will try to
create a love of math, never allowing the not good at it
-Ms. Ellen Martin
Meeting my students where they are and taking them
further than they ever thought they could go. Working
together as a team/family with students and staff to have
a fun and educational year.
To help my students enjoy learning and be as successful
as they can be as learners. I will do this by looking for
their strengths and building on their strengths.
To treat staff and students with respect as we learn
together. I will strive to create a positive learning climate
where each child is valued and is able to learn and grow.
To keep a positive attitude with my students, reminding
them that they can do great things musically. They can
all learn to read music, they can all perform successfully,
they can all learn about music history, and they can all
learn to use music to meet their needs. I will enable
To foster a desire for learning and continuous
To provide a positive, challenging, academic
To enjoy every teaching day.
To encourage students to achieve at high levels.
To do whatever it takes to better serve our students. I
will also make their transition from home to school as
painless as possible. Every student is and will be a
valuable person in our room and all that we do.
To be an integral part to my team so all the students in
are successful. I will be available before and after school
to help any struggling student achieve success.
To maintain a safe and nurturing environment where all
students can have an active part in their learning
experience. I will achieve this by having the students
work throughout the year individually, in pairs, and in
groups. I will teach them to be kind to everyone and to
work together as a family. I have set high expectations
for myself as well as for my students.
My Contribution to Excellence Every Day this school
year will be:
To help build a strong EDR Team including our new
speech therapist, new psychologist, and new principal.
To continue my professional development by
attending several ECSE workshops this school year.
To continue to expand the EDR curriculum especially
in the areas of thematic units and HWT.
To help each child have a successful year in EDR
using Whatever It Takes.
To contribute to the building in whatever ways I can to
make Hanson School achieve Excellence Every Day.
To help our preschoolers become EXCELLENT
communicators in school and in the community. I want
to provide them with a nurturing learning environment.
To diligently guide my students to meet their IEP goals
and objectives. I will help them work on appropriate
social skills. I will work on making learning fun and
school an enjoyable place to come to.
I will work to devise, implement, and revise a plan to
integrate technology into my classroom in meaningful,
effective ways. I want to use Accelerated Math and
Renaissance Place components.
To work with my students on the skills that they need to
learn in order to be competent and successful.
To help students develop their best possible
To work closely with staff, students and parents to better
meet individual students’ needs.
Do my best to teach my best, despite the many
challenges that exist in my classroom
Do whatever it takes to help students learn and achieve(I
really liked the WIT that the District came up with this
Maintain my positive, sunny attitude even when tough
situations could get me down.