DENVER - If you're lucky, you've had one teacher in your life who made you feel special and made you feel like you could do anything.
BROOMFIELD - First grade teacher Chassity Ross says it doesn't work to spoon-feed students information. She would much rather make them think. She says it grows their brains.
is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy
in creative expression and knowledge." - Albert Einstein
Metropolitan State University of Denver and 9NEWS are proud to honor outstanding teachers who are making a positive impact on our children through the 9Teachers Who Care program.
9Teachers Who Care is a monthly award that recognizes teachers who exemplify excellence in education.
One individual a month, from September through May, will be chosen to receive the 9Teachers Who Care Award. Their story will be featured on the second Friday of the month in our 5am, 8 am, and 4pm newscasts, then again on the following Saturday in the 7am newscast.