Avon, IN (July 31, 2020) – Avon Community School Corporation’s Andy Mohr Teacher of the Year was announced during the annual Back to School Celebration. Maple Elementary Instructional Coach Kayla Kuepper was selected as the winner! She was chosen by a committee comprised of local community members.
Mrs. Kuepper joined ACSC in 2013. She is the co-founder of the traveling teachers program, part of the ACSC technology implementation and planning team and has been a technology committee leader. She is trained in the Six Standards of Effective Pedagogy and in Orton Gillingham. Mrs. Kuepper is a founding member of the Mary Lee Maier Community Pantry. In addition, she initiated the Latino Literacy program that provides an opportunity for our bilingual families to develop a love of reading together.
Mrs. Kuepper received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Ball State University in 2010 and her MBA in Education Leadership from the University of Indianapolis in 2016.
Mrs. Kuepper received a generous cash gift, a crystal award, a cash award from the Sharon Pinnick Educational Fund, (Hendricks County Community Foundation) and a floral arrangement.
The other candidates (who were previously selected as their schools’ Teachers of the Year) included: Kristin Bolek (AHS); Megan Tolen (AMS North); Sarah Hoffman (AMS South); Allison Matthews (AIS East); Audra McAllister (AIS West); Megan Wendell (Cedar); Deborah Marks (Hickory); Karmesha Molton (Pine Tree); Kristen DeHart (River Birch); Molly Hasser (Sycamore); and Andrea Brackman (White Oak). Avon Community School Corporation (ACSC) is committed to providing an enriched learning environment that prepares students for their futures. The Avon Experience includes community service, project-based learning (particularly in STEAM subjects), participation and accomplishments in the arts as well as increased engagement in Advanced Placement (AP), dual credit college classes and career and technical education. More than 9,700 students are served in grades Pre-K-12 in 12 schools (seven elementary; two intermediate; two middle and one high school). Visit the ACSC website at www.avon-schools.org