Professional of the Year - Elementary Education

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Andrea R. Staul

Title: Second Grade Teacher
Industry: Education
Type of Organization: Elementary School
Major Product/Service: Elementary education
Expertise: Mrs. Staul served as an Educator for over 35 years in various school districts. She taught pre-school through 8th grade and spoke at the Pennsylvania State Teacher's Convention on DAP curriculum. She started the first Success by Six program at Hermitage School District and participated in various after school tutoring programs, summer tutoring programs and the Summer Academy while at Hermitage Schools.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Hermitage, Pennsylvania
Affiliations: Delta Kappa Gamma; Past President, former College Women's Association; Past President, Hickory High School Baseball Organization; Past Vice-President, Hickory High School Football Organization; Past President, Kiwanianne Social Organization; Kappa Delta Pi Honor Fraternity; N.E.A.; P.S.E.R.S
University/Degree: M.A., Elementary Education, Edinboro University, 1994
Born: November 4, 1954, Ellwood City, Pennsylvania
Hobbies/Sports: Travel, reading, shopping, walking, painting
Spouse: Dennis R Staul
Married: August 9, 1975
Children: Cara Phillips, Andrew John
Work History: Mrs. Staul retired from Hermitage school district, Hermitage, Pennsylvania in January, 2017. While teaching, she also worked part time at Macy's department store and the former Shaker Tree Studio.
Honors & Awards: Class Act Teacher Award, 1997; Awarded, Future Teachers of America scholarship, Lincoln High School, 1972; Awarded, Class Act Teacher, Artman Elementary School, 1998
Career Accomplishments: Mrs. Staul was very proud to be awarded the Future Teachers of America Scholarship and to be the first educator at Artman Elementary to be awarded Class Act Teacher. This was especially meaningful because she was nominated by a student and his family. The daily accomplishments of her students have been her greatest reward. Observing how thrilled they were when they learned something new for the first time was a joy to Mrs. Staul. As a teacher, she enjoyed being very creative in the way she delivered the curriculum. She created a safe, respectful, fair, loving family atmosphere in her classroom, implementing many Responsive Classroom techniques in which she was trained while at Hermitage Schools.