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Profiles of staff members in The Ann Arbor Public Schools

Ann Arbor Public Schools has been named a winner in the annual Michigan School Public Relations Association Communications Contest.   AAPS District News Editor Jo Mathis  AAPS District News Editor Jo Mathis received Distinguished Achievement awards …

Caroline Fitzgerald grew up in Pearl City, Hawaii and started learning the saxophone in seventh grade. Her band teacher was the most influential teacher in her life and the reason she decided to pursue music education. …

Andy Meyer, Abbot Elementary first grade teacher

September 27, 2016 // 4 Comments

  Andy Meyer, shown with his first graders at Abbot, loves to look back at the end of the school year to see how his students have grown as individuals. Andy Meyer grew up with …

“We encouraged all principals this past year to reach out to their school communities on Twitter, and they eagerly responded. As a result, our students and families, staff and stakeholders have a better understanding of what makes Ann Arbor Public Schools exceptional,” said AAPS District News Editor Jo Mathis.

  “Mr. Reggie” hopes to continue working with children after he graduates from EMU. Photo by Jo Mathis. For students who need child care before and after school, child care assistants are among the first …

Ryan Hansen is thrilled to be working at Pathways to Success. Photo by Jo Mathis. During National Teacher Appreciation Week this week, AAPS District News will profile four teachers who are completing their first year …

  Tracy Anderson was walking out of the Ann Arbor District Library in 2000, balancing a stack of books for her thesis research, when she stopped by the job posting board and saw the opening …

Bethany Tabaka attended Chelsea Public schools through high school, then majored in both elementary education and Spanish at Western Michigan University. She learned to speak Spanish fluently by participating in a study abroad course in …

Richard Ingram was born in Lincoln, Nebraska and lived there until 1965, when his family moved to Ann Arbor. He has lived here since.  The 1970 Pioneer High School graduate received his college training at …

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