2022 Decades of Excellence Teacher of the Year

Decades of Excellence Crystal Bell

Teacher of the Year

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Congratulations to Mrs. Dawn MacGregor who was selected as the 2022 Teacher of the Year and awarded the Decades of Excellence Crystal Bell award this morning.

Mrs. MacGregor began her teaching career with the Le Mars Community School District and for twenty-four (24) years has been teaching 1st grade at Kluckhohn Elementary.  She has also served on the Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment (CIA) team leading professional development for the district’s first grade teachers since the inception of the Teacher Leadership Program eight years ago.  Mrs. MacGregor is a Whole Braining Teaching staff member and applies Whole Brain Teaching strategies in her classroom.  She is a Platinum Certified Trainer for Whole Brain Teachers of America and Vice Principal of the AlphaHawk Virtual Academy, a digital school of educators from around the world.

Mrs. MacGregor was nominated for this award by her colleagues, friends, and parents of her former students.  She will be honored at the annual Foundation Banquet on Wednesday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the lower level of the Le Mars Convention Center.