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Recognizing Inspiring School Employees (RISE) Award

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Previous awardee: 2021

Highlights from 2022 RISE Awardee Keeley Anderson’s work include:

  • Ms. Anderson, a paraprofessional, serves in a role that prioritizes students who need additional support to be successful.
  • She is in charge of Newcastle Middle School’s in-school-suspension programs.
  • Ms. Anderson serves in a leadership role for the school’s late academic start Wednesday programming.
  • In addition, she pitches in as part of the district’s summer maintenance department.
  • She was the head varsity volleyball coach for Newcastle High School until recently.
  • During the pandemic, she became the key communicator and liaison for students who were placed in quarantine by public health orders. Ms. Anderson organized a plan to keep students on track and assisted them in the transition back to classes.

Last Modified: 02/23/2022