SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Public School teachers received the 2016 Pioneer Valley Excellence Award Thursday night. The 27 teachers were honored for their dedication, professionalism and student impact.
One grateful teacher told 22News she hopes the recognition will help her be a better teacher. Desiree Spingler of Stem Middle Academy said, “I’m very appreciate to it. I’m thankful that I work with a supportive staff that allow me to grow as an educator.”
Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno handed out the awards. Teachers will be honored at a more formal ceremony, at the Log Cabin in Holyoke on May 12th.