WEAC member Amy Reed named Wisconsin Special Services Teacher of the Year

In a surprise ceremony at her school, Amy Reed, a special education teacher at Kimberly High School, was named Wisconsin’s Special Services Teacher of the Year for the 2015-16 school year. Reed describes her personal philosophy as educating “every student with maximum independence and soft skills in mind.” She stresses a focus on teaching not only core curricula but also understanding what each student would like to do after high school. This allows her to help them develop a plan to get there, teaching students not just what to learn, but how to learn.

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