Teacher Appreciation — We Love Our Teachers!

Teacher Appreciation — We Love Our Teachers!

To celebrate and acknowledge all the hard work and dedication teachers pour into our students both in and out of the classroom, we held a special giveaway just for them during Teacher Appreciation Week in May of 2020.

To be entered into the giveaway, a teacher needed to be nominated in the comments on this page. All nominations included details on who the teacher waswhat school they represented and what grade or subject they teach. We received so many amazing nominations and stories about teachers across the US and are so thankful for all their hard work! 

Giveaway Winners & Prizes

Those who received a nomination were entered into the giveaway where three teachers won one of three prizes: An Individual STEM Kit of their choosing, a PCS Edventures $100 off coupon or a PCS Edventures $50 off coupon. Below are the giveaway winners who were randomly selected.

Grand Prize Winner

Our winning teacher nomination was submitted for Nancy Gonzales-Montez! Nancy teaches 6-8 grades students at Bernarda Jaime Junior High School in San Diego, Texas. Nancy selected the Discover Mini Drones Individual STEM Kit as her prize.

Discover Mini Drones

Grades: 4-12

From understanding UAV basics to introductory and advanced coding to Python courses, students will take to the sky using mini drones!


2nd Place Winner

Our second place teacher nomination winner was submitted for Beth Chappelear. Beth teachers 6-8 grade students at Heritage Middle School in Ringgold, Georgia. She is the recipient of a $100 off coupon that can be used towards the purchase of an Individual STEM Kit

3rd Place Winner

Our third place teacher nomination winner was submitted for Sharon Spencer. Sharon is a 2nd grade STEAM teacher at RB Wright Elementary School in Moultrie, Georgia. She is the recipient of a $50 off coupon that can be used towards the purchase of an Individual STEM Kit

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I nominate Nichole Phillips, who teaches 5th grade at Acquinton Elementary School in King William, Virginia. She does an amazing job making connections with her students, has my son wanting to repeat 5th grade, and volunteered her time to support a technology club after school.

Sarah Heinsman

I nominate Barbie Morgan. She is a 5-8 grade science teacher. She is amazing. She includes stem and lab work. She makes sure to include and all students.

Peggy Gates

I nominate myself, Kery Locklear. I am an awesome PreK teacher at Sycamore Lane Primary. I go above and beyond for all my students. I work hard to see growth in the kids I teach.

Kery Locklear

I want to nominate debby Kutakoff she works at brown academy. She is not only an amazing teacher,but she also devotes he time to teach the children STEM enrichment as well as many others.

Yvonne wilson

I nominate Misty Dietrich from St. Paul elementary. She teaches 3rd grade. She is a lead teacher. She prepares all work going out to teachers. She is a liaison from principal to teachers. She leads all extra work assigned to the students and the teachers. She is the front runner on PBL learning and is an advocate for Standard based learning. I believe she goes above and beyond everyday to make sure the students and teachers are happy and prepared for whatever new task is set for St. Paul elementary.

Marcy Aberegg

I would like to nominate Matthew Woodcock, a 5th and 6th grade Science teacher at Pawnee Grade School in Pawnee, Illinois. Mr. Woodcock goes above and beyond for his students and is always volunteering his time in the community. He truly loves STEM and has spearheaded much of our STEM education in Pawnee Grade School. During the pandemic, he continues to be flexible with his students and offers alternative assignments to those that might need them. He started a Facebook page for our community to make sure that people that live in our community get the support they need during our pandemic. Our community and our school is so lucky to have him!

Jessica Megginson

I’m nominating Cassandra Coulter, who teaches 5th grade in Nome, Alaska. She calls her students, delivers meals and homework packets, and checks in on them during this difficult time. She sacrifices time with her own family to pour into her students. She deserves this prize more than anyone I know.

Douglas Coulter

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