RCAS Teacher of the Year- Jaime Amundsen

Jamie Amundsen, 3rd grade teacher at Grandview Elementary, has been named the Rapid City Public School Foundation's Teacher Of The Year.

RAPID CITY, S.D. — Congratulations to Jamie Amundsen, the 3rd grade teacher at Grandview Elementary, who has been named the Rapid City Public School Foundation’s Teacher Of The Year.

Jamie Amundsen, courtesy RCAS

Jamie Amundsen, courtesy RCAS

Jamie Amundsen, courtesy RCAS

 

Board Of Education Member Christine Steffenson says “Amundsen exhibits what it means to be a 21st century educator, going out of her way to identify and meet the unique needs of her students.”

Amundsen says she likes her students to feel special and that they are an important part of classroom activities, saying, ‘”They know that they are valued and they know that they are supported, not only by their teachers but then also by their classmates.”

A member of the selection committee says Ms. Amundsen stood out because of all the tools she uses to create a family feel in her classroom.

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