Educator of the Month
Dr. Walker is exceptional at creating lessons and therapy for the students at Waugh Chapel. She develops strong relationships with everyone from her students, their parents, and the teachers in the building. Watching her in action is exciting and her demeanor is “all in”. Her excitement for teacher and learning is contagious and her students love their time with her.
Dr. Walker has students as young as three, those students always return from their therapy with a smile. The attention and energy that Dr. Walker puts into her students is the same energy her colleagues feel when in her presence. She is a consummate professional and brings a knowledgeable perspective to all scenarios.
Dr. Walker has been described by her colleagues as a “star in her field”. She is a natural born therapist and teacher. She is calm, patient, kind, and she gives her students families explanations that help to make them feel welcome, understood and cared about. She loves her students. The connections she makes are natural, she exudes teamwork, and never-ending professionalism.
For these reasons, your colleagues, the nominating committee, and this Board honor you, Dr. Michele Walker, as this month’s Educator of the Month, Congratulations!