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By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Tom Jameson, who has volunteered more than 2,200 times for the Ann Arbor Public Schools’ Environmental Education Program, was recently honored with a Recognition Award by the Michigan Alliance for …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Born on the Eastside of Detroit, Chelsea Birchmeier’s upbringing has shaped her teaching style. Her love for school was constant. Beyond watching soap operas with her grandma, reading has …

Katie Kipp Dohm grew up in Bloomfield Hills with her parents, Bob and Shirlee, and older brother, Chris. While in first grade at Pine Lake Elementary (which has since been torn down), she fell in …

    By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Julie Arbour has taught physical education at King Elementary School since 1981. She grew up in Tecumseh, the only girl in a family of three boys. She …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Kristen Smith grew up in Alma, Michigan and attended Alma High School.  She then moved to Ann Arbor to attend the University of Michigan and earned her bachelor’s degree …

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Lynn Boland was a nurse at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital for 15 years before returning to Huron High School in 2008 to lead the Health Sciences Program. The program …

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Ashley Campbell grew up in Pontiac and graduated from Pontiac Central High School. She then  set off to earn a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Ferris State …

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Nishi Anjali Crook graduated summa cum laude from Eastern Michigan University in 2012 with a triple minor in mathematics, reading, and integrated sciences. After student teaching with cooperating …

Cathy Glei, Eberwhite kindergarten teacher

May 30, 2019 // 1 Comment

By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Catherine Glei was born outside Chicago, the oldest of three children born to an inventor/scientist father and a mother who was also a nurse. She attended elementary, middle school …

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor AAPS School Social Work Consultant Angela Warr was recently named the Michigan Association of School Social Workers’ School Social Worker of the Year for Region A.  She was nominated …

  By Jo Mathis/AAPS District News Editor Vanessa D’Souza, a first-year teacher at Burns Park Elementary, was raised in Ann Arbor by her mother, older brother, and grandmother.  Because her mother worked two jobs, D’Souza’s grandmother …

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