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Jennifer Gaab (WI '00)

Teacher

Jefferson Elementary School
Beaver Dam, WI

Subject(s) taught: General Elementary
Grade(s): 4

At the time of the Award, Jennifer Gaab was:

Teacher
Jefferson Elementary School
Beaver Dam, WI

Subject(s) taught: General Elementary
Grade(s): 4, 5


Biographical Information

Jennifer Gaab, who teaches fourth grade at Jefferson School in Beaver Dam, has written outstanding standards-based curricula for the language arts, literacy and math, which are contributing to improved student learning. The proof: students following her math program are scoring in the 96th percentile on standardized tests. Miss Gaab models concern and involvement for students' well-being in many other ways as well. She was instrumental in developing the school's conflict resolution program, coordinates the peer mediation program, and supervised a program called Birthday Books, which gives books to children on their birthdays. A member of the school leadership team, Miss Gaab often mentors new teachers and leads district in-services on learning strategies.



Additional Information

Degrees/Certifications

1993 Drake University, B.S.


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