Position: Lower House Advisor and ELA Teacher
School: Fordham Leadership Academy
School District: New York City Department of Education #10
City, State: Bronx, NY
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Kelly Evans was nominated by a colleague, Claudia Mendez.
"Ms. Evans believes in the well-being of our students," said Mendez. "She seeks to build rapport and have one-on-one connections with our students. Ms. Evans provides multiple learning opportunities for our students and inspires them to keep trying and reach their goals. She teaches various subjects and also teaches parents during evening classes."
"Ms. Evans encourages students to complete their tasks and obtain passing grades," said Mendez. "She provides individualized learning plans to ensure that our students find the way to succeed. She has supported my work with senior students obtaining recovery support to complete their graduation requirements."
Ms. Evans is a LifeChanger for students and staff because she supports our students and improves our work life. She has a positive attitude and comes ready to contribute to the school life each day. Ms. Evans goes above and beyond for the well-being of our students, and she is an incredible team member who also looks out for her colleagues," said Mendez.