Terra Summers was nominated by the principal, Timothy Yelin.
"Terra embodies all the qualities that make her a true LifeChanger in our community," said Yelin. "Terra has continually worked hard to make a difference in the lives of her students. Her passion for teaching is evident in her personalized attention to each child, ensuring their academic growth and emotional well-being. She goes above and beyond to create a safe and inclusive learning environment where all students feel valued and supported."
Mrs. Summers has helped create a positive environment on campus. Her creative teaching methods, engaging activities, and meaningful connections with students and parents have fostered a sense of community within her school. Her dedication has inspired all staff on campus, contributing to her school's overall growth and success. She cultivates an environment of empathy, kindness, and respect, teaching her students essential values that extend beyond the classroom. She is an exemplary educator and community member.
Mrs. Summers actively participates in various committees and professional development initiatives, sharing her expertise and innovative ideas with fellow educators. Her outstanding performance and commitment to her profession have earned her the respect and admiration of her peers, making her a role model for teachers. Mrs. Summers is a remarkable LifeChanger who has significantly impacted the lives of her students, positively influenced the school's atmosphere, and achieved excellence in her profession. She truly embodies the values and criteria set forth by the LifeChanger of the Year award.