Student reporter Jessica Steger wrote a strong article about West Bend East social studies teacher Jessica Flitter receiving the Teacher of the Year Award from the Rolfs Foundation. A portion of her article is below.
It’s been a good year for Jessica Flitter, East social studies teacher.
On May 2, Flitter received the Teacher of the Year award from the Rolfs Educational Foundation. Flitter is an AP Psychology and U.S. history teacher as well as Key Club co-adviser. She has taught in the West Bend School District for 7 of her 11 years of teaching.
Flitter accepted the award with great gratitude.
“I was thrilled to learn of my selection for this honor. Their generosity and commitment to our community and education is greatly appreciated,” Flitter said.
Earlier this year Flitter also won the Wisconsin Upper Michigan District Key Club Outstanding Faculty Adviser award. Flitter’s response to winning that award is to praise the students.
“Students in Key Club continuously amaze me with their dedication to service in our schools and community. This year we had an outstanding leadership board and the club became very student-centered,” Flitter said.
All of Flitter’s efforts to be a great teacher have been noticed ….
Read the rest of Jessica Steger’s story on Jessica Flitter at The West Bend Current
(Photograph by Lauren Sorensen, Editor in Chief.)