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Staff in the Spotlight

Profiles of staff members in The Ann Arbor Public Schools

Growing up in White Plains, New York, Pioneer High’s Jeff Kass visualized becoming a professional baseball player in his near future. An avid Yankees fan, Kass devoted his summers to playing baseball, watching baseball, dreaming baseball – and reading volumes upon volumes of novels. Although his plans never made it to the big leagues his childhood love for the literary arts blossomed into a larger passion.

Geologist and Bach Elementary fourth-grade teacher Robin Frisch-Gleason continues to share lessons learned from a 2007 trip to Antarctica. A student climate summit is planned for April involving eight teachers from the Ann Arbor Public Schools.

Lorin Cartwright, athletic director and assistant principal at Pioneer High School, has been awarded the Great Lakes Athletic Trainers’ Association’s Outstanding Educator Award.

Bach Elementary School music teacher Kristi Bishop recently returned from a trip to mainland China, where she traveled with a delegation of 51 educators from around the country. “We were given such an opportunity,” she said.

Young students get a magical lesson

November 30, 2009 // 0 Comments

Kathleen Wright and her illustrator husband, Jonathan, tie their love of Ann Arbor’s fairy doors into kindergarten lesson plans.

Raleigh Sadlier: OT committed to helping students

November 2, 2009 // 0 Comments

Ann Arbor Public Schools occupational therapist Raleigh Sadlier loves her work. “It’s a job that requires creativity, patience,” she said. “I find it challenging, frustrating and rewarding.”

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