SWR High School mathematics teacher Ellen Fraser has been named a
national board-certified teacher by the National Board for Professional
Teaching Standards. She was honored at a recent Board of Education
meeting for her achievement.
The well-respected professional certification in K-12 education was
designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to
generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide. Ms. Fraser was
commended for her continued development of expertise in the field of
mathematics and for her mission to develop a lifelong love of
mathematics in all of her students.
“Ms. Fraser exemplifies everything that is great about teaching and learning,” Principal Frank Pugliese said.
According to Mr. Pugliese, she is a champion of sharing additional math
learning opportunities for her students who embrace these lectures,
presentations and even weekend courses. “This certification is a lengthy
process, but it models exactly what she teaches,” said Mr. Pugliese.
“You learn every day. You grow every day. You become stronger every day.
She is an exemplary role model for our students.”