LAS VEGAS – Legacy Traditional Schools, a network of public, tuition-free charter schools in Nevada and Arizona, is proud to announce its 2017-2018 teacher and staff member of the year. Each campus across Legacy’s network in Nevada and Arizona recognizes one “Teacher of the Year” and one “Staff Member of the Year” – chosen by their peers and colleagues for their exemplary dedication to student success in and outside of the classroom.
Kimberly Beers was named Legacy Traditional School – North Valley Teacher of the Year and Dawn Marsh was named Staff Member of the Year. Both recipients were recognized for their dedication to helping students and colleagues succeed.
According to her colleagues, Beers, a third-grade teacher at North Valley, embraces what a Legacy teacher truly is. From setting up the perfect classroom environment to learn, to achieving the best scores on her testing, Beers not only engages her students, but helps keep parents informed through constant communication. She is also the first to volunteer as a professional development presenter and lend her time to support her colleagues.
In addition to Beers, Dawn Marsh was named Legacy Traditional School – North Valley Staff Member of the Year. Marsh serves as front office secretary at North Valley. She was recognized as being an ambassador of the Legacy brand, mission and values as well as a constant positive presence on campus. Legacy Traditional School – North Valley Principal Christine Fitzsimmons commented that Marsh provides rays of sunshine to parents, students and staff in the front office daily. She is always positive when communicating with others face-to-face, through email or on the telephone.
“At Legacy Traditional Schools, we pride ourselves on having exceptional teachers and staff members – women and men who go above and beyond every day to make a difference in the lives of students and families,” said Candyce Farthing, superintendent of Legacy Traditional Schools Nevada. “These teachers and staff members are what make Legacy Traditional Schools special. Congratulations to these deserving recipients!”
About Legacy Traditional Schools (LTS)
Legacy Traditional Schools believes there is no limit to what a student can achieve with a great education. Our non-profit network of tuition-free public schools was founded on this principle, and it underlies our mission to build lifelong learners and good citizens. Every Legacy Traditional School features a rigorous, well-rounded curriculum that emphasizes all areas of academic study, including the arts, physical education and extensive athletics and extracurricular activities. In 2018-2019, we will serve over 18,700 students across 16 campuses in Arizona (Greater Phoenix, northwest Tucson, Maricopa and Casa Grande) and Nevada (North Las Vegas and Henderson). Learn more at www.legacytraditional.org.