Congratulations Elissa Spraggins of Madrona Elementary - CVUSD’s January 2022 Teacher of the Month!
Elissa Spraggins is a dedicated educator who promotes a positive learning environment through her encouragement and praise of students. A veteran in the classroom, with more than 20 years as a teacher in the CVUSD, she works expertly to meet the diverse learning styles of her students. A current first grade teacher at Madrona Elementary School, we and the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce are proud to announce Mrs. Spraggins as our January 2022 Teacher of the Month.
Mrs. Spraggins supports her students by utilizing a variety of instructional strategies to challenge and engage them in their own personal interests and thoughts and incorporate them into daily lessons and activities. She also incorporates interactive technology based on individual needs as a tool to help practice key skills
Importantly, she provides equitable support for all students, regardless of ability or personal circumstance. She plans her instruction with sensitivity to cultural background, academic readiness, language proficiency and individual growth over time.
Mrs. Spraggins also engages with students' families with consistent communication. She promotes positive school culture and pride by participating in special “dress-up day” celebrations.
She is an asset to the Madrona Elementary School campus, where the impact from her ongoing collaboration with her peers to collect data, improve teaching practices, and share ideas is truly immeasurable.
Mrs. Spraggins is also a product of the CVUSD school district. She attended Meadows Elementary School, Colina Middle School and Westlake High School. She was a member of the Warrior Regiment Band and had a blast!
She is an incredible friend, teacher and colleague who deserves to be recognized for her countless hours and dedication to the CVUSD. The CVUSD is so honored to have Mrs. Spraggins as part of its team of talented, dedicated teachers.
On Tuesday, January 25th the Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce, and the Conejo Valley Unified School District surprised Mrs. Spraggins with the January 2022 Teacher of the Month recognition during a virtual staff meeting. Mrs. Spraggins was presented with a “virtual commemorative plaque” (a plaque will be delivered to Mrs. Spraggins). Thank you Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce for your continued partnership for the Teacher of the Month Recognition program. Congratulations Mrs. Spraggins!