Nominate your Super Hero Teacher Now!
August is QDR’s Gold Star Teacher Appreciation Month!
With the help of our friends at Crossroads Ford in Cary, we want to say a BIG THANK YOU to the hard working teachers who help inspire and motivate our kids to be the best version of themselves.
But we need your help! Click here and nominate a teacher that has had a positive impact on your child’s life.
Starting August 1st, we’ll spotlight a “Gold Star Teacher” of the day and reward them with a $25 gift card to Crabtree Valley Mall.
They’ll also have the chance to win the Grand Prize – $1,500 to stock their classroom courtesy of Crossroads Ford in Cary.
QDR Gold Star Teachers of the Month
Our QDR Goldstar Teacher of the month for November is Mrs. Tina Robinette, a biology and marine ecology teacher at Green Hope HS. Tina was nominated by Suzanne Tutt who says that, “she finds fun ways of teaching about the animals of the oceans and all of biology. I have known Tina both as a…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for October is Shelby Gravley, a teacher at Oberlin Middle School. Shelby was nominated by her husband Johnathan who says, “While Shelby is my lovely wife, she is also a fantastic teacher and coach to her students. Her countless hours spent to better her kid’s education and…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for September is Rosalie Parrish, a teacher at Swift Creek Middle School. “Mrs. Parrish thinks of her kids as her own. She is the AVID teacher at Swift Creek Middle. She is one of the first to arrive at 6:00 a.m. and always one of the last…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for August is Angela Sprague, a 3rd grade teacher at Lake Myra Elementary School. Angela was nominated by her husband Darren who says, “I am nominating this teacher because I see every day how much she puts into teaching, mentally, physically and financially. She is passionate about…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for July is Lori Haynes, a special education teacher at Olive Chapel Elementary School. Lori was nominated by Sarah Thomas who says, “Lori is a special education teacher who works tirelessly to serve the kids on her growing caseload. She is always thinking of new and creative…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for June is Heather Uhland, a teacher at Harris Creek Elementary School. Heather was nominated by LaTonya Harris who says, “I can barely put into words how blessed I am to have a teacher like Ms. Uhland in my son’s life. My son started off rocky this year…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for May is Coach Jackson Glascow, coach and math teacher at East Wake High School. He was nominated by Angie Dawkins, a parent of one of his students who says, “I would like to nominate one of my daughter’s teachers who deserves some recognition and was hoping…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the month for April is Mackenzie Jenkins, a 5th grade teacher at Thanksgiving Elementary in Selma. MacKenzie was nominated by her mom Susan, who says, “MacKenzie started teaching at Thanksgiving Elementary last year as a fourth grade teacher. She was a teacher at River Dell Elementary right out of college and…Continue Reading
Our QDR Goldstar Teacher of the month for February is Doug Veeder, social studies/math teacher and football coach at Apex Middle School. Doug was nominated by his wife Stephanie, “Mr. Veeder is one in a million! He graduated from elementary school with his students when he realized how hard it was for them to transition…Continue Reading
Our QDR Goldstar Teacher of the month for February is Brittany Barham, 1st Grade Teacher at Durant Road Elementary. Brittany was nominated by Mellissa Schofield who says, “Brittany is wonderful! She genuinely cares about each of her students, past, present, and even future. She brings out the love of learning in each of her students, especially…Continue Reading
Our QDR Goldstar Teacher of the month for December is Kelly Davis, Librarian for Polenta Elementary. Kelly was nominated by Amber Clos who says, “Mrs. Davis is one of a kind. Every child she meets absolutely loves and adores her! She volunteers so much of her time and is always positive! She is the science…Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the Month is Lisa Moore, a Kindergarten teacher at Johnston Charter Academy. Lisa was nominated by her son Landry who says, “I am nominating this teacher because of her passion and dedication for teaching Kindergarten for the last 32 years! She has impacted numerous lives throughout that time and…Continue Reading