Nottingham Elementary 2014 Teacher of the Year - Lori Davis

Lori Davis
Nottingham Elementary School
Kindergarten, All Subjects

Education
University of Houston( Houston, Texas), Early Childhood Endorsement, 1987-89
Millikin University (Decatur, Ill.), Bachelor of Science Vocal Music Education, K-12, 1980

Teaching History
Nottingham Elementary School, Spring Branch ISD, August 2013-Present
Terrace Elementary School, Spring Branch ISD, August 1987 – August 2013
KinderCare, 1985-1987
Taylorville Community Schools (Taylorville Ill.), 1980-1981

29 years total of teaching experience

In her own words…

“There is a quote I love from the Bengali poet, Tagore, ‘each child comes with the message that God is not yet discouraged of man.’ As a kindergarten teacher, I am so privileged to work with our youngest learners and am present as their gifts and talents are reveled. “

In the words of others . . .

“Ms. Davis was a kindergarten teacher at Terrace Elementary School for 24 years, and this year she joined our staff at Nottingham Elementary and has served as our Kindergarten Team Leader. . . .She hosted a ‘Gingerbread Night’ of reading where students and their parents came together in their pajamas to enjoy some hot cocoa and a good book.”
  Principal Roy Moore, Nottingham Elementary School

“Where do I begin? Lori is . . . amazing. Incredible, compassionate, and special! Lori makes every child feel cared for and accepted just as they are. She should be teaching classroom management in-services to every teacher in our district.”
  Laurie Cerda, former student

Selected Honors, Awards & Activities:
Social Studies/Kindergarten Curriculum Writer, 2012-2014
Teacher of the Year, Nottingham Elementary, 2013
Teacher of the Year, Terrace Elementary, 2011
Faculty Covey Trainer, Terrance Elementary, 1997-1998


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