The Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes Bettendorf Community School District staff members who provide exceptional service to others. Recipients demonstrate commitment to their job and/or school involvement above and beyond expectations.
English Teacher, Bettendorf High School
Jill is positive every single day, despite all that is going on in her life outside of school. She is always smiling, always willing to jump in and help, and is really wonderful at encouraging her team and others in the building.
Jill is always looking for ways to put the students first by offering extra support and encouragement before, during, and after school. Her perseverance and positivity is admirable and something to look up to.
Nutrition Services - Cook, Bettendorf Middle School
Betsy Swearengen is motivated to do the best job she can. She goes above and beyond her job duties and is always willing to help. When the kitchen is short-staffed, Betsy is always the first to step up and take on more responsibility. Betsy shows up to work on time and rarely misses a day. She is extremely dependable and takes great pride in her work. Most importantly, Betsy is kind to all and is a pleasure to work with. The Nutrition Services department is extremely fortunate to have Betsy on our team!
Instructional Coach, Bettendorf High School
Jen has a passion for not only growing herself as an educator and teacher leader, but also in elevating and celebrating the teachers she works with each day. Jen's excitement for teachers and their life-long learning is infectious, and her constant efforts to learn more are a model of life-long learning. Jen has repeatedly taken on projects that would intimidate others and serve the greater good for our district and our students. Jen deserves to be recognized for her outstanding efforts and dedication to advancing the excellence of Bettendorf schools.