Teacher Sheri Davis creates an atmosphere of comfort, caring and structure that maximizes learning opportunities for her K-1 students at Aspen Elementary School in Los Alamos. She works with students individually, tailoring instruction to each child to help them all succeed. Ms. Davis works closely with special education and ESL staff members to support each child's needs, and helps acquire whatever extra services students need to reach their potential. Ms. Davis invites parents into the classroom regularly. She is an active participant on the school's technology committee, has participated on numerous district curriculum committees, as well as the committee to develop the district's first standards-based report card. Ms. Davis was recently nominated for district Teacher of the Year.