Staff Accolades

  • Antioch CCSD 34 values continuous improvement - including the professional development of our staff. Staff members who have received certification in one of the following programs and would like to be recognized for their achievement should complete the Staff Accolades Submission Form.

    National Board Certified Teacher - National Board Certification was designed to develop, retain and recognize accomplished teachers and to generate ongoing improvement in schools nationwide.  It is the most respected professional certification available in K-12 education.

    Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning.


    Seesaw Pioneers, Ambassadors and Certified Educators are a community of inspiring educators who we rely on to shape the future of their products and help inspire other educators.

    Common Sense Educators and Ambassadors are committed to helping kids and schools thrive in the digital age. Anyone who is an educator -- whether a classroom teacher, administrator, tech coach, librarian, homeschool teacher, preservice teacher, parent coordinator, or community partner-- can become a Common Sense Educator.

    Google Certified Educator offers two educator certifications so that teachers can show mastery at the level that is right for them. They use the content in the teacher center and their own teaching experiences to prepare for these performance-based exams.

     

National Board Certified Educators

  • The following teachers have earned their National Board Certification and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Rachael Walshire | 1st Grade Teacher | W.C. Petty Elementary School

Apple Certified Staff

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    The following teachers have earned all of their badges through Apple Professional Learning and are recognized as an Apple Teacher:

    Antioch Upper Grade School

    • Matt Dawes | Science 
    • Eric Demos | Social Science 
    • Eric Dohrmann | Assistant Principal
    • Candice Eagon | Special Education Paraprofessional
    • Kevin Fogelson | Computer Arts 
    • Kristina Franchi | Spanish 
    • Chris Godsey | Science
    • Christina Hoos | Special Education 
    • Cheryl Jerik | Art 
    • Timothy Klobe | Social Science 
    • Joe Koeune | Principal
    • Shannon Murphy | Special Education
    • Jodi Salata | Assistant Principal
    • Ashley Schulz | Special Education 
    • Kelly Weidemann | ELA
    • Kristina Wieser | Journalism 

    Hillcrest Elementary School

    • Megan Brancato | 3rd Grade
    • Rachel Brown | Special Education Paraprofessional 
    • April Bryan l 5th Grade
    • Marilyn Carey | 1st Grade
    • Mariana Celis l 2nd Grade 
    • Tammy Dati | Kindergarten
    • Laura Fanella | Kindergarten
    • Jen Kalmus l 3rd Grade
    • Jean Lindner | Interventionist
    • Eleanor Murphy | Speech and Language Pathologist
    • Karen Nuxoll | Instructional Coach
    • Deon Obrochta | Kindergarten
    • Kristan Owens | 1st Grade
    • Andrea Pantke | 1st Grade
    • Kimberly Reagle | 5th Grade
    • Victoria Ruhl l 2nd Grade
    • Jennifer Sherman | 1st Grade
    • Molly Wollner | Kindergarten

    Oakland Elementary School

    • Amy Aldrich | 1st Grade
    • Sarah Amrein | General Music 
    • Lynn Banks | 3rd Grade 
    • Lindsay Burns | Assistant Principal
    • Michael Butler | Instructional Coach
    • Kris Campbell | 5th Grade
    • Jamie Grupka | 3rd Grade
    • Amy Henning | Enrichment/Gifted Teacher
    • Julie Higginbotham | 5th Grade
    • Molly Latuszek | 3rd Grade
    • Scott Staver | Physical Education & Health
    • Victoria Zeddies | 2nd Grade

    W.C. Petty Elementary School

    • Amber Chayer | 2nd Grade
    • Natalie Earl | 3rd Grade
    • Joanna Gerritsen | Principal
    • Andrea Halterman | 5th Grade
    • Jennifer Jasinski l 4th Grade
    • Krissy Pierce | Instructional Coach
    • Courtney Rieb | 4th Grade
    • Stephanie Siemens I Special Education Paraprofessional
    • Monika Sosnowski | 5th Grade
    • Jason Vandenbos | PLTW
    • Rachael Walshire | 1st Grade

    Administrative Services Center 

    • Josh Coon | Coordinator of Innovation and Instructional Technology
    • Sara Elfering | Coordinator of Teaching & Learning
    • Kristina Guntharp | Director of Teaching and Learning

     

    The following teachers have earned all of their badges for Swift Playground (an Apple Coding Program) through Apple Professional Learning.  

    Hillcrest Elementary School

    • Tammy Dati l Kindergarten

     

    The following teachers have earned all of their badges through Apple Professional Learning and are recognized as an Apple Teacher and Apple Learning Coach:

    Antioch Upper Grade School

    • Matt Dawes | Science

    Hillcrest Elementary School

    • Karen Nuxoll | Instructional Coach

    Oakland Elementary School

    • Michael Butler | Instructional Coach

    W.C. Petty Elementary School

    • Krissy Pierce | Instructional Coach 
    • Monica Sosnowski | 5th Grade

    Administrative Services Center 

    • Josh Coon | Coordinator of Innovation and Instructional Technology
    • Sara Elfering | Coordinator of Teaching & Learning

Seesaw Ambassadors & Pioneers

  • The following teachers are recognized as Seesaw Certified Educators and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Marilyn Carey | 1st Grade | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Aiyana Emsun | General Music | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Kerry Ellis | Special Education | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Kathy Niemi | 2nd Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Krissy Pierce | Instructional Coach | W.C. Petty Elementary School

    The following teachers are recognized as Seesaw Ambassadors and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Amy Aldrich | 1st Grade | Oakland Elementary School
    • Amber Chayer | 2nd Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Deon Obrochta | Kindergarten | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Rachael Walshire | 1st Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School

    The following teachers are recognized as Seesaw Pioneers and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Sarah Amrein | General Music | Oakland Elementary School
    • Kate Cafferkey | Special Education | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Briana Emerson | 2nd Grade | Oakland Elementary School
    • Val Faily | Kindergarten | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Laura Fanella | Kindergarten | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Marie Hanrahan | Early Childhood | MKM Early Learning Center
    • Michelle Hehn | 2nd Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Katie Koczorowski | Interventionist | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Jean Lindner | Interventionist | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Karen Nuxoll I Instructional Coach | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Judith Schaibly | General Music | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Samantha Schott | PLTW | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Victoria Zeddies | 2nd grade | Oakland Elementary School

Wilson Certified Educators

  • The following teachers are recognized as Wilson Practitioners and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Mandy DeMartini | Special Education | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Nikki Georgia | Special Education | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Linnae Flynn | Special Education | Oakland Elementary School
    • Gwen Jordan | Special Education | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Laura Larsen | Special Education | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Barb Scheuerman | Special Education | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Ashley Schulz | Special Education | Antioch Upper Grade School

Common Sense Educators

  • The following teachers are recognized as Common Sense Educators & Ambassadors and have completed all necessary requirements:

    Common Sense Educators:

    • Amy Bendall | Library Media Specialist | Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Michael Butler | Instructional Coach | Oakland Elementary School
    • Matt Dawes | Science Teacher I Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Karen Nuxoll I Instructional Coach | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Kimberly Reagle | 5th Grade | Hillcrest Elementary School

    Common Sense Ambassadors:

    • Michael Butler I Instructional Coach | Oakland Elementary School
    • Karen Nuxoll | Instructional Coach | Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Krissy Pierce | Instructional Coach | W.C. Petty Elementary School

Google Certified Educator

  • The following teachers are recognized as Google Certified Educators and have completed all necessary requirements:

    Level 1:

    • Josh Coon | Coordinator of Innovation and Instructional Technology
    • Andrea Halterman | 5th Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Krissy Pierce | Instructional Coach | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Courtney Rieb | 4th Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Monika Sosnowski | 5th Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Victoria Zeddies | 2nd Grade | Oakland Elementary School

    Level 2:

    • Josh Coon | Coordinator of Innovation and Instructional Technology
    • Andrea Halterman | 5th Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Krissy Pierce | Instructional Coach | W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Monika Sosnowski | 5th Grade | W.C. Petty Elementary