Renton Rotary's Teacher of the Month for February
February 22, 2013 · 11:41 AM
Renton Rotary Club has selected their February Teachers of the Month:
Amber Stafford is a full-day kindergarten teacher at Benson Hill Elementary School. She attended Texas Tech University, in Lubbock, Texas, where she earned a bachelor’s of science in early childhood education. Stafford has been a teacher for a total of 10 years, all of which were years teaching kindergarten. She taught for two years in Texas, then moved to Renton where she has been teaching for eight years.
Marge Preuss is a special education teacher at Maplewood Heights Elementary School. Preuss attended the University of Wyoming where she earned a bachelor’s degree in advertising arts. She also earned a master’s degree in teaching from City, obtained a special education endorsement from Pacific Lutheran University and professional teaching certification from Seattle Pacific University. Before becoming a teacher, Preuss worked as a marketing director for small credit unions in the Pacific Northwest and ran her own business called Kids Rooms. She has been teaching in Renton for nine years.
Adria Wilson is an elementary emotional behavior disorder teacher at Renton Academy. Wilson attended Western Washington University where she majored in special education and earned a dual endorsement in elementary and special education. She continued her education at the University of Washington to earn a master’s degree in special education, with a concentration in emotional and behavioral disabilities. This is Wilson’s fourth year teaching in Renton.