Teacher Category: Featured

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Emily Ashmead

Angela Drope, Columbia Elementary

“Angie has been my rock since I have worked at Columbia. She looked out for me when she was the Culture Climate Specialist. Her empathy, understanding, and humor have brought light into even the most challenging days. She has laughed with me, cried with me, and listened to me vent about my adult children. She […]
1 month ago
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Emily Ashmead

Mrs. Savannah Shaw, Quest Academy Charter School – West Haven, UT

“Mrs. Shaw is an incredible teacher. Not only is she patient and kind, but she is actively engaged in ensuring each child’s success. I have loved watching my son blossom during his time in her class this year. He is excited about going to school, about learning new things, about sharing the new French words […]
2 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Debbie Stevens, Riverdale Elementary

“Mrs. Stevens is an incredible fourth-grade teacher who pours her heart and soul into teaching. She works tirelessly to help the students of Riverdale Elementary grow and to give them a wonderful, enriching school year. Every student feels valued and included in Mrs. Stevens’ class. Her creative Western-themed classroom includes a rotating job for each […]
3 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Garrett Spalka, John F Kennedy Jr High School

“Mr. Spalka has always been an outstanding teacher. He truly cares about each of his students and gives 110% every day in order to help them achieve the level of excellence that many others don’t even give the opportunity to achieve, let alone the support necessary along the way. He works tirelessly to create and […]
5 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Tiffany Rasmussen, Highland High School

She helps us become greater as students. Its incredible how much work she has put in to keep us all together as one. She has also started highland with a new step team, and there is much more where that came from. – Dayoni She puts in a lot of work towards her students and […]
5 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Michelle Goeglein, Vista Elementary

“She has made a lasting impact on the community she teaches in for many years. As you enter her classroom, you see important life skills posted at the front of her room. These are not just posted but are the foundation of her classroom linked to skills and habits needed to succeed in the world. […]
6 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Rachel Bradshaw, American Fork High School

“Ms. [Rachel] Bradshaw has been teaching English at American Fork High School for over 11 years. Her love of teaching goes well beyond the classroom as she dedicates her life to teaching, supporting, and uplifting her students. Not only does she spend her day preparing AP students for college, but she also teaches the Credit […]
7 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Melissa Montoya, Kaysville Elementary

“Melissa teaches her students with so much love and compassion. Teaching is her second career (third, if you count being a mom) and she started teaching out of a desire to make an impact in the lives of children after our children had some difficult experiences. Melissa has an uncanny ability to get on the […]
8 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Brooke Peckham, Cyprus High School

“Brooke goes above and beyond with her students. She is a tireless resource math teacher, and phenomenal co-teacher. She always brings a smile to the room and her positive attitude is downright contagious. She works incredibly well with the rest of the teachers in both the math department and is an invaluable part of the […]
8 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Becca Remy, Hillcrest High School

“Becca is my wife. She has been teaching special education for 20 years at Hillcrest. She is always going above and beyond for her kids. During Covid she drove to every kids home to see them and give them some things to work on. She is always staying after her contract hours because she can’t […]
8 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Leslie Burker, Spectrum Academy

“She’s such an incredible inspiration for those around her and a lovely person to hangout with. While she teaches a subject that most people don’t like, she does such an amazing job at making it so fun to learn. I know I remember almost everything I learned while I was in middle school! She has […]
9 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Kenzee Besler, Whittier Steam Elementary

“I have worked under Kenzee for a few years now in Special Education. She takes her time to fully know ALL of her students. Because of this, she able to pinpoint exactly what each individual student needs to help them become successful not only in the classroom, but in life as well. You will NEVER […]
11 months ago
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Emily Ashmead

Cindy Skillicorn, Sego Lily Elementary

“Mrs. Skillicorn is the kindest and most loving first grade teacher! She makes the transition from half day kinder to full day school so seamless! She will send occasional pictures to parents of their child doing activities/learning at school. This was so comforting for me as nervous mom watching my children transition to full day […]
1 year ago
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Emily Ashmead

Ivonne Huang, South Hills Middle

“Every other Chinese immersion teacher my children have had in middle school has eventually given up to some extent because of the discipline issues many students bring as they get older and don’t want to be in the immersion program any longer. Ms Huang is not only an amazing teacher that inspires learning and a […]
1 year ago
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Emily Ashmead

Aubrie Johnson, Bingham High School

“Mrs Johnson is such an incredible teacher and individual in my life. This semester I’m in my fourth class with Mrs Johnson. She goes above and beyond and cares about every student. Every teacher I’ve had is just teaching from the text book but Johnson cares about what she’s teaching and you can tell. It […]
1 year ago
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Emily Ashmead

Mrs. Amber May, Summit Academy Independence

“My son had a difficult time transitioning from home to preschool life, Mrs. Amber was so patient and kind with him, and went the extra mile to help him feel comfortable. He now runs in to school so happy each morning.” -Sarah Braddock
2 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Patrice Gibson, Roy Elementary

“Ms. Gibson is the most amazing teacher I’ve ever known. Two of my four kids have had her, and our lives are better for it. She cares for her students and loves them deeply. She gets to know them personally, first, educates second. Because she cares for them and gets to know them personally, learning […]
2 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Mrs.Amanda Smith, Shadow Valley Elementary school

“She’s the nicest teacher ever. She is kind, calm and patient. She meets the needs of every student. I learned a lot from her.” -Cooper Morris
2 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Cami Christensen, North Sanpete High School

“Cami is a special education and EMS teacher at North Sanpete High School. She gives everything she has to her students. I used to work in a partner field with her and she was always reaching out trying to find ways to help children she was worried about. Cami has also seen more heartache with […]
2 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Abby Nelson, Whittier Elementary

Ms. Nelson has been teaching for 20 years and absolutely deserves to be recognized. Ms. Nelson goes above and beyond each and everyday to make sure her students are taken care of. We are a title one school and she always makes sure the kids do not go hungry by making sure they have a […]
2 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Brandon Larsen, Herriman High School

“Please consider Brandon Larsen for recognition as an outstanding teacher. Mr. Larsen is the Director of Bands and teaches music at Herriman High School in the Jordan School District. He has influenced thousands of students to achieve more than they expected from themselves during his tenure at Herriman. Mr. Larsen seeks perfection from his students […]
3 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Kristy Hernandez, Butterfield Canyon Elementary

Kristy goes above and beyond when it comes to education. She has such a positive and influential attitude that creates such a great learning experience for her students. She is kind, patient, in tune with her student’s needs; which shows just how much she truly cares about each and every student.
3 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Bri Weber, Sage Hills Elementary

Miss Weber takes each and every student into her classroom and loves them HARD! Her classroom is a place where students are taught to care about themselves, one another, students in other classes, the class pets, and the teacher. They know they are loved, so they rise to every challenge and work for her. Students […]
3 years ago
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Emily Ashmead

Aaron Hadfield, Brighton High School

“When I took Hadfield’s class my senior year I was excited because everyone every year since my freshman year said what a great teacher he was. It was everything I expected. He is the type of teacher that you can tell really loves his job and is passionate about it. He gets up in the […]
3 years ago