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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Earnestine Chambers

Position: Special Education Teacher District: Jackson Public School District, Mississippi Ms. Chambers is a Special Education Teacher from Peeples Middle School.  Peeples is one of thirteen middle schools in the Jackson Public School District in Jackson Mississippi.  Jackson Public School

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Kevin Jackson

Position: Special Education Teacher District: Beaumont ISD, Texas Kevin Jackson is brand new to Rethink, but already, after only a semester of use, he has seen first hand the tremendous impact using Rethink can have on students as well as the impact it

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Shanna Bodenhamer

School District: Katy ISD Position: Autism Teacher Shanna Bodenhamer teaches in an Autism classroom at Katy Independent School District in Texas.  She has been using Rethink for the past year and has found it invaluable in her classroom.  She uses

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Scarlet Belonie

School District: Clinton School District, Arkansas Position: Self-Contained Classroom Teacher 6 years ago Scarlet Belonie went to her administrator in tears. She was growing increasingly frustrated at the lack of tools and resources she needed to really make an impact

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Spotlight Teachers: Dmitry Libman and Kara O’Donnell

School District: Yonkers Public Schools Positions:  Physical and Occupational Therapists, respectively At the beginning of the 2014/15 school year the Autism Program for high school-aged students in Yonkers Public Schools moved to Roosevelt High School, situated in a more urban

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Amanda O’Dell

School District: Kansas City Public Schools, MO Position:  Special Education Teacher Since she began using Rethink 2 years ago, Amanda O’Dell has experienced its tangible benefits at work in her classroom, impacting everyone from paraprofessionals and parents to general education

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Jesse Rubio

School District:Fresno Unified School District, CA Position:  Paraprofessional and Rethink Trainer Jesse Rubio began using Rethink in August of 2014. His role as a paraprofessional covers a broad area of responsibilities, but for him, the purpose of his job each

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Shawn Briggs

School District: Norfolk Public Schools, Norfolk, VA Classroom: Maury High School, Autism Inclusion Program Position: Special Education Teacher When Shawn Briggs started using Rethink in her classroom 2 years ago, many of her students required individualized lessons in the areas

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Maria DiMatteo

School District: District 75, New York City Classroom: Self-Contained Special Education Classroom Position:  Special Education Teacher In the fall of 2013, Maria DiMatteo was a part of a group of teachers selected to pilot Rethink at P352X, a group of five schools in

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Spotlight Teacher of the Month: Tamara Jackson

School District: Ozark R-VI School District, Ozark MO Classroom: 8:1:1 Self Contained Junior High School Position:  Functional Life Skills Teacher Tamara Jackson has been using Rethink in her junior high school classroom for 4 years now. She began by watching

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