Readers Select Patch's Teachers of the Year
We received the most nominations for these three educators. Is there anyone else we missed? Let us know in the comments section below.
Choosing a Teacher of the Year in Wilmington wasn't easy. That's why after receiving several nominations, we decided to spotlight three.
The majority of Patch readers' nominations for the 2012 Teacher of the Year went to this trio of educators. So find out what your fellow residents had to say about them below.
Kelly (Cushing) Sullivan, Special Ed teacher at the West Intermediate School: "Truly the definition of 'teacher.' She not only inspires her students but their parents as well!"
Patrick McInerney, Third grade teacher at Woburn Street School: "Not only is Mr. McInerney a great teacher he is just simply an overall nice guy. He will spend his breaks outside with the kids at recess playing soccer and football with them. His class if full of boys and girls who play soccer, baseball, football, hockey and he is an avid Bruins fan, hockey player and coach himself. So he "gets" the sports thing with them and does activities with them to help them learn and have fun. The kids in his class are competitive and he will take that energy and channel it into learning activities for them. It's just something I have not seen and wish more teachers took their cue from him."
Tracey Kassin, Social Studies teacher at Wilmington High School: Kassin is the advisor for the high school's recently formed September 11 Memorial Committee. The group was formed to raise money so when the new school is built, a memorial can be built to honor those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Who did we miss? There are plenty of great teachers in Wilmington Public Schools. Let us know who you and your kids think does a great job in the comments section below.