Woodview Elementary 2014 Teacher of the Year - David Edmunds

David Edmunds
Woodview Elementary
Special Education, ESL, K-12

University of Pittsburgh ( Pittsburgh, Penn.), Master of Education, 1981
Thiel College (Greenville, Penn.) , Bachelor of Arts, 1972

Teaching History
Woodview Elementary, Spring Branch ISD, 1988-Present
Peace Corps, 1986-1988
Spring Branch Middle School, Spring Branch ISD, 1981-1986

33 years total of teaching experience

In his own words…

“All that has contributed to the teacher I am today; thinking quickly on my feet, learning to adapt materials to meet the needs of my students, and getting the student to smile. It sounds like a recipe, and in many ways it is.”

In the words of others . . .

“Dan Edmunds has always had good rapport with his students and their parents. He really goes out of his way to build strong relationships. The students know he cares and they like being in his classroom. He establishes strong communication with his students’ parents. Many parents have expressed that he genuinely cares about his students and the Life Skills parents are very pleased with the progress the children are making.”
Neda Scalan, Woodview Elementary School Principal
“Mr. Edmunds helped transform the way the way we approach discipline. . .  With his efforts we have cut the number of discipline referrals in half at Woodview. Our children and teachers are focused on creating positive relationships and interactions.”
Becky Hagan, Woodview Elementary School Assistant Principal

Selected Honors, Awards & Activities:
PTA Lifetime Membership, 1995
Peace Corps, 1986-1988


Spring Branch ISD