The Teacher of the Year
This program recognizes and honors the contributions of outstanding classroom teachers who have demonstrated a superior capacity to inspire a love of learning in students of all backgrounds and abilities. Every year, nominations are made by students, principals, teachers and administrators for the Charlotte County Schools’ Teacher of the Year award. This event serves as the Foundation’s largest fundraiser for Take Stock in Children scholarships.
The 2018 Teacher of the Lynn Mongiardini. Lynn Mongiardini has been teaching in Charlotte County schools since 2006. She has served as an educator for grades 2, 3, and 5 at Peace River Elementary, Myakka River Elementary, and currently at Sallie Jones Elementary School. Lynn is a member of the district core team responsible for the roll out of the Comprehensive Literacy Framework. Lynn’s passion is to find ways to improve students’ thinking around academic and social challenges by actively contributing to the Growth Mindset PLC and its philosophies. Lynn’s son, Luciano, is five years old and currently attends Sallie Jones Elementary school. As both a parent and teacher, Lynn understands the needs of her students and their families. She uses this personal understanding to create a nurturing classroom environment that fosters the highest level of learning.