Hollydale teacher selected for GBSD 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award
May 8, 2020
Hollydale Elementary School teacher honored with Gresham-Barlow School District’s Excellence in Teaching Award
Award celebrates teachers who excel in inspiring a love of learning in students
The Gresham-Barlow School District announced that Hope Newport, first/second grade blend teacher at Hollydale Elementary School, is the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Teaching Award.
Newport has served as a classroom teacher since 2011. She has taught first-third grades. Prior to that she served as a special education assistant. Newport earned her master’s degree in curriculum and instruction from Concordia University. She has a bachelor of arts from Eastern Oregon University. She is a certified nearpod trainer and seesaw ambassador and his known for her expertise in instruction that focuses student-centered learning through the use of technology.
This award was created to honor teachers who are representative of all excellent teachers in Gresham-Barlow School District.
The most important qualification is that the nominees excel in inspiring a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities.
The criterion are:
Have the respect and admiration of their colleagues
Be an expert in their field who guides students of all backgrounds and abilities to achieve excellence
Collaborate with colleagues, students, and families to create a school culture of respect and success
Deliberately connect the classroom and key stakeholders to foster a strong community at large
Demonstrate leadership and innovation inside and outside of the classroom that embodies lifelong learning
Express themselves in an engaging and articulate and respectful way