Congratulations to seven new Olympia School District National Board Certified Teachers, as well as to six educators who renewed their certification this year.
The Olympia School Board honored those who have passed this rigorous national certification, considered one of the highest honors in the teaching profession, during the March 12 school board meeting. Family, friends and colleagues filled the board room for the special recognition.
This year’s new National Board Certified Teachers are Hallie Houge and Heather Murphy of Olympia High School; Ericka Boysen of Jefferson Middle School; Aaron Schofield, Julie Woods and Danelle Wright of Washington Middle School; and Anita Roedell of Centennial Elementary School.
Educators who have renewed their national board certification include Patricia Arbuckle and Kathleen Gillespie-Atkinson of Hansen Elementary School; Michael Deakins of Capital High School; Paul Rae of Olympia High School; Dorothy Espedal-Johnson of McKenny Elementary School; and Keith Holder of Jefferson Middle School.