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Through our Teacher Appreciation nominations, we were able to see exactly how our teachers are impacting our kids and community. We want to recognize each nomination that has come in. 1495 unique nominations and 525 teachers nominated, we are sharing the answers to our question posed: “Why does this teacher make you smile?” .The blogs are organized by last name of the teacher.
Teacher: Coleen Jamaica Tabin, Valley High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Ms.Tabin took time out of her already filled schedule to help me with lesson planning in a way that surpassed all previous professional trainings. She is an accomplished Special Education Teacher and Special Education Manager, with education and experience that is worth listening to. In fact, one is lucky to be in her company.
Teacher: Robert Tachine, Swainston Middle School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Mr. Tachine is always friendly we always learn cool and interesting things during his class. He follows the rules and always helps out students. He is a great teacher to be around with!
He is funny without being funny. He is such a slay.
Because he always helps me with my work to help give me a better grade in his class and he always knows the answer to a question if ask and he always open to new information.
Teacher: Paolina Taglienti, Las Vegas Academy
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Ms.Taglientiis a very hard worker and genuinely cares about her students. She makes everyone in her classroom feel comfortable and supports every student. Personally, she’s increased my confidence when sharing my writing with others and motivates me to pursue my passion of writing. I am incredibly grateful for Ms.T, and I will never forget the positive impact on my creativity she’s had in the past year.
Teacher: Adara Talbot, Steve and Linda Cozine Elementary School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Mrs. Talbott makes not just our whole family smile, she makes our whole friend group smile with the way she easily handles our firecracker of a child. Mrs.Talbott is kind, but firm, and it has made all the difference in our student this year. Our student loves going to school, colors her pictures and write her little love notes (even if she doesn’t share all of them). Our friend group cracks up listening to stories about how she doesn’t let our kid get away with any of her normal mischievous behaviors.Having Mrs. Talbott as a teacher for our little has made lots of people smile this year. 🙂
Teacher: Julian Tanika, Las Vegas Academy
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Mr. Tanaka is a great teacher and musician. He has taught me a lot about music theory and musicianship throughout the school year. His classes are fun and so is he.
Teacher: Mr. Tashima, John R Hummel Elementary
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Why Mr. Tashima makes me smile is because he helps me with my math, reading and writing and on Fridays we play fun games like Kahoot, and other fun games. Also, another reason he makes me smile is because he helps me with the school wide test and helps me prepare for the test.
Teacher: Alexis Thiel, Findlay Middle School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Ms. Thiel was a super nice teacher who always tried to help her students. She would encourage her students and make sure every student knew she cared about them. Although Ms. Thiel is not my teacher anymore, I enjoyed having her as my reading teacher at Findlay Middle School for 7th grade.
Teacher: Zoey Thomas, Las Vegas High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? This teacher makes me smile because she is the coolest teacher i have ever met and she is very nice.
Teacher: Anette Thompson, Western High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? She make me smile cause her great attitude make me want to learn, and even if the class she teaches isn’t one i want to learn she find way to make everyone feel included and want learn the subject and that how she make me smiles.
Teacher: Diana Thoreson, Swainston Middle School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? My teacher makes me smile by enjoying my company.
Teacher: Jacqueline Ann Thornton, Carroll M. Johnston Middle School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? She makes me smile because she the The best math teacher she always gives extra time to get our grade up she rewards us for testing and she actually cares about us and if we make it or not.
Teacher: Elise Tirado-Shepard, Manuel Cortez Elementary School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? She always goes the extra mile to make sure my kiddos are doing well and arehappy.my girls have learned so much from her.
Teacher: Elizabeth Todechiney, John S. Park Elementary School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Ms.Todechiney The whole time i was in fourth grade you have made me smile. You made fourth grade super fun and I wish I can go back to fourth grade. I remember all the fun times we had and the last day of school. Me and Liam would go back to your class when we had free time in 5th grade. Your class was hard sometimes but you helped us understand. I will always remember you for the rest of my life you will be one of my favorite teachers of all time.
Teacher: Constance Toney–Jackson, Theron L. Swainston Middle School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? This teacher makes me smile because she’s very motivating to me. She will always brighten up my mood and make me feel comfortable in her classroom.She gives us treats on occasion and cares about us and our future.
Teacher: Sukari Smith Tovar, Western High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? My teacher makes me smile because she’s nice and cool.
Teacher: Estella Trotter, Robert L. Taylor Elementary School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? Estella took on the role of Librarian this year and has completely transformed the way the kids look at books. She set a goal with the kids to have 20,000 books checked out for the year and works with the kids daily to meet their library goal.She created the AR book fairy to inspire students to read and reach their AR goals. She works tirelessly daily to bring reading to live and to motivate the students to love reading.
Teacher: Evan Trueblood, Las Vegas Academy of the Arts
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? This teacher makes me smile because Mr.Trueblood is the most understanding, caring, and selfless teacher/person I have ever met. Mr.Trueblood does show concern for your personal well-being even when in school, Mr.Trueblood is a teacher you can rely on and will help you with any challenges you face.Mr.Trueblood makes me feel comfortable and safe at school.
Teacher: Breanna Turner, Frank Kim Elementary School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? BreTurner, our Literacy Specialist, always has a smile and a hello for everyone.She has a wonderful rapport with Frank Kim’s students. Bre is the first one to step up and volunteer to help wherever needed. She even took on teaching a 4thgrade class with a coworker without a misstep when the teacher had to leave her teaching job for the year. She is a dedicated educator with an attitude that is infectious.
Teacher: Steven Turner, Cashman Middle School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? He makes me smile because his learning is in a fun way.
Teacher: Jannette Tuttle, Centennial High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? This teacher puts in obvious effort into everything she does. She is really fun but gets the work done in class always making the topic interesting. She is very approachable and helpful when I am struggling. I really appreciate her and her effort and cheery attitude.
Teacher: Genny Tye, Arborview High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? She just has a very charismatic attitude and acts like a real person. My other teachers are very “one note” you could say, when I walk into Ms.Tye’s class there is always something fun and funny going on. The work is hard sometimes, but we are given lots of class time to do our work and we are given fun activities. Ms.Tye deserves the best teacher award.
Teacher: Dustin Tygret, Lawrence J. Junior High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? He makes me smile because he is so kind and funny and gives us candy.
Teacher: Janet Tyler, Las Vegas High School
Why Does This Teacher Make You Smile? I have been in choir for the last two years at Las Vegas High School (LVHS) and Mrs. Tyler has been the most amazing teacher I’ve ever had.She really works with you and she’s very amazing by getting us places to perform at. I admire her as a teacher and that is why she makes me smile.
Mrs. Tyler always goes above and beyond for her students. She genuinely cares. She is understanding and treats the students like actual people. She has such a positive energy about her, she always shows up with a smile on her face.Mrs. Tyler is the most supportive person, no matter how busy she is, she will drop everything to be there for you.
She has helped my son step out of his shell and helped him grow in his music and the world.
The dedication she has in her field as a Choir Teacher is incredible. I am proud my son is in her class and learning all the valuable lessons she teaches her students.
Teachers play a significant role in our lives, and we are thankful for them and all they do for our community every single day. We understand how important their job is in student development and learning and know they work tirelessly to educate children and add value to their lives! Thank you, you are our heroes!