Paradise Valley honored at Arizona PTA Awards

From left is Beth Simek, Arizona PTA president-elect; Katina Teubner, a teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School; and Dr. Gerry Petersen-Incorvaia,Glendale Elementary School District director of Curriculum. (Photo by the Arizona PTA.)

From left is Beth Simek, Arizona PTA president-elect; Katina Teubner, a teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School; and Dr. Gerry Petersen-Incorvaia,Glendale Elementary School District director of Curriculum. (Photo by the Arizona PTA.)

The Arizona PTA honored a teacher from Eagle Ridge Elementary School, the Hidden Hills Elementary School PTSA and the Larkspur Elementary School PTSA at its 110th Annual State Convention – Super Leaders Awards Gala that was held on June 11 at the Marriott McDowell Mountain Hotel.

At the event, Katina Teubner, a teacher at Eagle Ridge Elementary School, received the Super Teacher of the Year Award.

She was one of three finalists for the award and was selected from a pool of candidates who were named Super Teacher of the Month throughout the 2015-16 school year, according to a press release.

As Super Teacher of the Year, Ms. Teubner received $1,000.

The Hidden Hills PTSA was recognized for achieving Platinum Membership Status and received several awards, including:

  • Head Start Award
  • Male Engagement Award

Additionally, Kris Thayer, Hidden Hills PTSA, was named Champion for Children for her support of student and family engagement at the school and ensuring that all families are up-to-date with the most current PVSchools news.

The Larkspur Elementary School PTSA received an award for the Largest One Year’s Growth in Membership in the Northeast Maricopa Region.

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