The first Teacher of the Month award presentation turned into a celebration for everyone who attended the  October 21 School Board Meeting! (Click on the photos below to view)
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Julie Knight, Utsalady Reading Specialist, received the first ever Teacher of the Month award sponsored by Sterling Savings Bank and Stanwood-Camano School District. Several Utsalady families and staff members joined Julie at the board meeting to help her celebrate in style as she lead the School Board and the entire audience in one of her famous “sock dances.” The sock dance is a special treat earned by Utsalady classrooms with perfect attendance and other accomplishments. Three staff members at UES nominated Julie for the award. In the nomination they highlighted Julie’s knowledge, her love of education, and of course – the fun and love of learning she brings to students at Utsalady Elementary.