Jenniffer Gallo, was recently named teacher of the year for Crestview Middle School.
Ms. Gallo teaches eighth grade Language Arts. She has been with the county for eight years and has always served at Crestview Middle in some capacity. Ms. Gallo states, “Failure is not an option in my classroom.”
According to assistant principal Shelley Gough, Gallo goes over and beyond to ensure every student’s needs are met, both academically as well as emotionally, each and every day.
“She challenges students to not only reach their projections and potential, but to surpass them as well,” said Gough.
Ms. Gallo believes in peer tutoring, technology, building team work, empowering students to teach and learn within her classroom. She has helped develop professional learning sessions, professional development opportunities amongst her colleagues, and continues to tutor students weekdays as well as weekends.
She is actively serving as her grade level’s leadership team member and excels in every task assigned. CMS is proud to recognize Ms. Gallo for her astounding contributions to improve its learning community.