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 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
Our QDR Goldstar Teacher of the month for October is Angela Woods, a 9th grade English Teacher at Garner Magnet High School Angela was nominated by her mom Gayle Woods who says, “Angela is a 9th grade English teacher who loves each of her students with all of her heart! She overcame a severe stroke in…… Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the Month of September is Katelyn Dwyer, a math teacher at Edward Best Elementary School. Katelyn Dwyer is our Gold Star teacher Of the month for September. Katelyn is a fifth-grade teacher at Edward best elementary school in Franklin County. Katelyn was nominated by her husband Nick Dwyer who says,…… Continue Reading
Our QDR Gold Star Teacher of the Month of August is Elizabeth Hearn, a math teacher at Corinth Holders High School in Wendell. Her husband Jon nominated her and tells us, “I am a career army officer, and many times I am referred to as a hero and thanked for my service. The real hero…… Continue Reading
Congrats to Mrs. Cindy Alala at Willow Springs Elementary School, our Gold Star Teacher of the Month for July! Mrs. Alala’s nominator says, “Mrs. Cindy Alala is a Kindergarten teacher and has been teaching for 24 years at Willow Springs Elementary. She was a finalist this year for Wake County’s Teacher of the Year, with only 10…… Continue Reading