Chai Sanders has a passion for learning and integrating STEM in the classroom. He uses one to one Chrome books to teach his students with hands on application, thus increasing engagement for all learners. Chai also works to integrate STEAM in the whole school. He is the chairperson of the STEAM committee and has led the committee to integrate lessons for kindergarten through sixth every Friday for every student. These lessons are inquire-based lessons aligned to core standards and the students love to participate. Chai has impacted not only the students in his immediate classroom, but also the students in the entire school through being a teacher leader and STEM enthusiast!
Julie Holiday is an amazing member of the TES staff. She works tirelessly to build relationships with students, staff, and parents. She has developed the after school program into a fun-filled learning time where kids feel safe and welcome. Her extensive planning and integration of fun has increased the number of students attending the after school program. She works collaboratively with teachers and support staff in meeting the individual needs and interests of the students. Julie is always getting to know the families and providing support in every way possible! She makes TES a better place to learn and work!