2017 Summer Scholars

Angela Palmieri

Angela Palmieri is a sixth grade Spanish dual language immersion teacher in Los Angeles, California. In 2011, Angela helped co-found the Spanish dual language immersion program at her school site, John Muir Elementary School. Angela was born in Caracas, Venezuela and... continue reading

Bradley Jones

My name is Brad Jones and I'm from Stilwell, Oklahoma but have lived in Tahlequah for over 10 years. I attended Northeastern State University on a football scholarship and received a degree in Health and Physical Education with a minor in American Indian... continue reading

Bradley Veile

Bradley Veile grew up in Illinois but has taught in Illinois, Nevada, Missouri, Colorado, Arizona and will start his 28th... continue reading

Catherine Doiron

Catherine Doiron is an ELL teacher for Grades K-4 in Massachusetts. After earning a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from MIT, she worked as a software engineer. Through an Engineers Into Education program, she earned her M.Ed. in Elementary Education. She often... continue reading

Elizabeth Lemire

Elizabeth Lemire has been teaching for over 25 years and has taught preschool through 8th grade.  This is her 15th... continue reading

Emily Hardesty

Emily Hardesty is an eleventh grade U.S. History and Economics teacher from Richmond, Virginia. She teaches at the Appomattox Regional Governor's School in Petersburg, a public magnet school for students talented in the arts and technology. She has... continue reading

Hannah Chauvin

Hannah Chauvin is a 2011 Teach for America Alumni who has spent the last 7 years working in K-12 education as a teacher, an administrator, and a teacher coach. Her passions include working with students with learning differences, incorporating culturally... continue reading

Katerina Karis

Katerina Karis was born in Ohio, lived in Brooklyn NY and Athens, Greece, but is a current resident of New Jersey. She has taught Language Arts and Social Studies to students in a range of grade levels, including the college level. Currently, she is shifting... continue reading

Leanna Dawn

Leanna Dawn, Oglala Lakota and Mescalero Apache, is an accomplished leader in instruction and curriculum design. Ms. Dawn is currently the Intervention and Testing Coordinator for Kha’p’o Community School, a tribally-... continue reading

Nancy LeBeau

Tanya wachinyankapi. Nancy LeBeau emachiyapi ksto. Inyawaye kin Dottie LeBeau iciyapi. Atewaye kni Pat LeBeau iciyapi. Toksa Ake. Good to meet you. My name is Nancy LeBeau. My mother is Dottie LeBeau My Dad is Pat LeBeau. I will see you again. In our Lakota... continue reading

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