The Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes Bettendorf Community School District staff who inspire exceptional service and attitude. Recipients demonstrate a commitment to their job and/or school involvement above and beyond expectations.
Jen always has a positive and calm attitude. She is great at helping parents and staff work through and resolve their issues. She jumps right into new challenges and is willing to help however she can. Jen is extremely dependable, and the Technology Department is lucky to have her on our team.
Bettendorf High School
Molly Giese is a dedicated teacher who is always willing to help students succeed during their time at BHS and into the future. She ensures students have the support needed to achieve academic success in their courses by working and communicating with teachers. Ms. Giese also works tirelessly to ensure students are ready to transition to their next phases in life after they graduate from BHS. Additionally, Ms. Giese's attitude brings an infectious energy to those she comes into contact with on a daily basis.
Mark Twain Elementary
Kitty is an exceptional educator and an exceptional co-worker who makes a positive impact on each person she encounters. She loves to learn, and her quest to learn as much as possible about students who struggle with learning to read has provided a tremendous influence on our literacy work at Mark Twain. Kitty loves her job, her coworkers, and her students. She believes with all her heart that every student can and will learn, and she works ceaselessly to find the right strategies that will make them successful. She is driven by her desire to help her co-workers and our students. Everyone loves Kitty!
Herbert Hoover Elementary
Carolyn Pratt is an amazing vocal music teacher and educator. She has positive attitude, caring disposition and creative lessons throughout her day. She takes the initiative to reach out to parents with positives that happened during music class. Hoover just had their annual talent show and Mrs. Pratt was in the front row of the PAC beaming with pride and exuding joy watching her students perform. She is a gem!!