Mrs. Darlene Feeney was a student coach at Saint Lukes Elementary School when a a nun asked her what she wanted to do with her life.
Being the son of an Erie surgeon, a medical career seemed likely, until one day he dreamed of teaching.
Mrs. Mary Wright teaches Math and Science at Villa Maria Elementary School.
At Fairview Middle School, Mr. Phillip Danials teaches 7th grade students Creative Writing, and how to share their inner most thoughts.
Mr. Dan Christiansen teaches 5th grade at Springfield Elementary School.
In her classroom, students are learning the meaning of tolerance, acceptance, understanding and kindness, and English too.
This weeks Golden Apple winner is Mrs Sharon Szmanski
Mr. Marsili is clearly making a difference in the lives of his students.
She’s a 3rd grade teacher at the Montessori School's south campus who is passionate about making a difference in her students’ lives.
In his nomination letter Cooper writes, "Mr. Hoffman has the capabilities to teach at a university as prestigious as Harvard but chooses to work at a small charter school in Erie."