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Distinguished Educators 2014-2015

Our mission is to recognize excellence in teaching and learning.
Excellence that extends beyond the classroom walls;
Excellence that makes a life changing impact for our students;
Excellence that builds our future . . . one student at a time.

-October 29, 2014

Monday, Dobie Long, counselor at Dallas High School was presented with the first Distinguished Educator Award for the 2014-15 school year.Dobie Long Picture


Dobie was nominated by Kathy Cole, a parent of three students who graduated from DHS. She shared these comments about Ms. Long:

·         Dobie is always willing to give me time and explain things to me no matter what else she has going on.

·         She follows through with each request and always answers my questions.

·         I fell like she truly wants all of the students to succeed and is always willing to give everyone her time.

·         She treats everyone as though they are special.


Here is what other students had to say about Ms. Long:

·         Dobie gave me the encouragement to follow my dreams

·         She is kind and warm hearted

·         Dobie is absolutely fantastic – she always follows through

·         “The best person in the world”

·         Not only does she do all her counseling work, she also plays music perfectly for our school plays


Please join us in congratulating Dobie. She is a very special person and a great asset to DHS and Dallas School District!


-November 17, 2014

Today, Jon Petersen, PE Teacher at Oakdale Heights Elementary School was presented with October’s Distinguished Educator Award.Jon Peterson Photo


His nominator was JoAnn Ekstrand a volunteer at the school and grandparent of two students who have Mr. Petersen as a PE teacher. She shared these comments about Mr. Petersen:



Here is what other students had to say about Mr. Petersen:


Please join us in congratulating Jon!

-December 3, 2014

Today, Ann Ludwig, Educational Assistant at Oakdale Heights Elementary School was Ann Ludwig Photopresented with November’s Distinguished Educator Award.


Her nominator was Courtney Wehner, Kindergarten teacher that Ann assists in the classroom.

She shared these comments about Mrs. Ludwig:



Here is what the Kindergarten students had to say about Mrs. Ludwig:


Please join us in congratulating Ann!

Dallas School District No. 2 recognizes the diversity and worth of all individuals and groups and their roles in society.  It is the policy of the Dallas School District #2 Board of Education that there will be no discrimination or harassment of individuals or groups on the grounds of age, color, creed, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex or sexual orientation in any educational programs, activities or employment.
District Title VI and ADA Contact: Assistant Superintendent (503)623-5594
District 504 Contact: Director of Special Education (503)623-5594
Title IX Contact: High School Athletic Director (503)623-8336

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