(KTNV) — It's National Teacher Appreciation Week from May 2 to 6, and KTNV is taking time to recognize some amazing Clark County District educators.
13 Action News anchor Tricia Kean is introducing a Henderson teacher making an impact in the class and hoping to make an impression for a lifetime.
Cara Tirado, a curriculum and assessment science coordinator for grades K-12 for the Carson City School District is being recognized nationally as one out of five individuals to receive a Leader in Sustainability Fellowship for the 2022-2023 school year.
Music specialist Ali Jun, teaches music K-5 at Dr. Beverly S. Mathis Elementary School. She takes charge of instrument ensembles, theatrical productions and choirs.
When you meet Lori Dipietro, a 4th grade teacher at William K. Moore Elementary, it will be hard not to smile. She's been making an impact on student lives right in her hometown for 22 years.
Prather's years of teaching experience in early childhood education, secondary education, and a master's degree makes her a highly qualified educator. Nevertheless, she says teaching from her heart helps her see each student as more than just a number in the grade book.
Meet Mr. Michael Doerfler, or Mr D, a third grade teacher for Nevada Learning Academy. The academy is CCSD's only full-time online school.
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VEGAS GOLDEN KNIGHTS
The Golden Knights started Teacher Appreciation Week by visiting Gene Ward Elementary School and Miller Special Education School.
LAS VEGAS RAIDERS
Four CCSD teachers and their guests were given a tour of the Raiders headquarters in Henderson by tackle Brandon Parker and wide receiver Mack Hollins.
One Nevada teacher has been selected over the past three months. Carolyn Avery, who teaches at Bob Miller Middle School, in Henderson has been selected.
Check back daily online and on-air until May 6 for more reports of teachers making an impact in our community.