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.