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Kenneth Spohn

Position: Math and Science Teacher
School: Plantation High School
School District: Broward County Public Schools
City, State: Plantation , FL

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Kenneth Spohn was nominated by an anonymous colleague.

Mr. Spohn is known throughout the community for his outgoing personality, genuine qualities, and continuous involvement. Students plead to be enrolled in his class because his teaching strategies relate directly to the students learning styles. As a result, student learning gains in his class are evident and documented. He uses a multitude of strategies to analyze and disaggregate each student's data to push each student to their next level of achievement and attainment.

Mr. Spohn is actively involved with the Plantation community.  He participates in school events, supports clubs and student fundraisers, and attends many of the sporting events that the students play in.  He is one of the first teachers to be at a pep rally, boosting the school spirit and rooting everyone on. Mr Spohn never hesitates to do something for the community that will benefit all.  

Mr. Spohn maintains a genuine personality. He does not judge, nor is he opinionated, and lets his students know that they can come and talk to him at any time about anything.  He makes his students feel respected, and he lets them know that what they have to say matters.  Mr. Spohn believes that everyone takes ownership in each student's success, including parents/guardians, the student, teachers, and community.

All students know Mr. Spohn, even if he has never taught them. His reputation in the community says it all. He is an extremely creative teacher, respected community member, and a well-rounded, genuine person.