TEACHER SPOTLIGHT
Published:
May 8, 2013
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Kelly McDonald

Every week, The Cranberry Eagle will spotlight a local educator, providing a glimpse into what makes them tick.

QUESTION: Why did you become a teacher?

ANSWER: I became a teacher to touch children’s lives and to have an impact on the future. As an educator, the opportunity is always there to say or do something that could positively impact a child’s life forever. That is powerful.

QUESTION: What is one sentence that sums up what you believe is the key to teaching?

ANSWER: The key to teaching is helping students truly believe in their own potential so that they can act upon those beliefs to achieve their dreams.

QUESTION: When you’re not teaching, you most likely can be found doing what?

ANSWER: When I am not teaching, you can find me landscaping, traveling, reading or playing with my dog.

QUESTION: What is one thing about you that likely would surprise your students?

ANSWER: It would surprise my students that I love buying and selling items on eBay!

KELLY McDONALD

SCHOOL: Rowan Elementary School

GRADE: K-4

EXPERIENCE: 24 years

HOMETOWN: Butler

RESIDENCE: Butler