Last night, the New Haven school district recognized its Teacher of the Year and its Classified Employee of the Year.
The Teacher of the Year is Mikey McKelvey, who teaches seventh-grade at Alvarado Middle School.
She’s served as a Writers Workshop coach, literacy coordinator, curriculum leader and department head and is on the school site council. She’s also a National Board certified teacher in English and social science/history.
McKelvey has taught in New Haven for 18 years, the majority of which has been spent at AMS.
On the classified side, Lenora Matthews was named Classified Employee of the Year.
Matthews has worked at Searles Elementary for four years, supervising recesses and organizing lunch and recess schedules, as well as the supervisors’ schedules. She also mentors students in the PALS program and serves on the Building Effective Schools Together (BEST) team.