Staff Accolades

  • Antioch School District 34 values continuous improvement -- including the professional development of our staff.

    Apple Teacher is a free professional learning program designed to support and celebrate educators using Apple products for teaching and learning.


    Seesaw Ambassadors are a community of inspiring educators who we rely on to shape the future of their products and help inspire other educators.

    Otus Certified Educators are passionate about education and enriching student lives through technology.  They see the potential Otus has to realize these passions, and they contribute to the development of Otus through product feedback.

    Common Sense Educators and Ambassadors are committed to helping kids and schools thrive in the digital age.  Anyone who is an educator -- whether a classroom teacher, administrator, tech coach, librarian, homeschool teacher, preservice teacher, parent coordinator, or community partner-- can become a Common Sense Educator.

    Google Certified Educator offers two educator certifications so that teachers can show mastery at the level that is right for them.  They use the content in the teacher center and their own teaching experiences to prepare for thee performance-based exams.

Apple Certified Staff

  • The following teachers have earned all of their badges through Apple Professional Learning are are recognized as an Apple Teacher:

    • Amy Aldrich - 1st Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Sarah Amrein - General Music, Oakland Elementary School
    • Lynn Banks - 3rd Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Michael Butler - Instructional Technology Specialist
    • Kris Campbell - 5th Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Amber Chayer - 2nd Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Jim Cieciwa - Principal, Oakland Elementary School
    • Josh Coon - AUGS Assistant Principal
    • Matthew Dawes - Instructional Technology Specialist
    • Eric Demos - 7th Grade Social Studies, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Eric Dohrmann - Assistant Principal, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Jack Dudley - Orchestra, Hillcrest Elementary School & Oakland Elementary School
    • Natalie Earl - 3rd Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Chris Godsey - 8th Grade Science, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Andrea Halterman - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Julie Higginbotham - 5th Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Mary Honegger - Music Teacher, Antioch Upper Grade School, Oakland & Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Cheryl Jerik - Art Teacher, Oakland Elementary and W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Joe Koeune - Principal, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Molly Latuszek - 3rd Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Deb Lenz - Instructional Literacy Coach
    • Jean Lindner - Interventionist, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Karen Nuxoll - Instructional Math Coach
    • Kristina Pierce - Math Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Kimberly Reagle - 5th Grade, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Courtney Rieb - 4th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Jodi Salata - Assistant Principal, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Adam Sax - Administrator for Integration of Teaching, Learning & Technology
    • Monika Sosnowski - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Scott Staver - Physical Education, Oakland Elementary School
    • Christine Taulbee - Special Education Resource Teacher, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Aimee Turner - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Sandra Wimer - Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Victoria Zeddies - 3rd Grade, Oakland Elementary School

Seesaw Ambassadors & Pioneers

  • The following teachers are recognized as a Seesaw Ambassador and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Marilyn Carey - PLTW Teacher, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Amber Chayer - 2nd Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Kerry Ellis - 1st Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Aiyana Emsun - General Music, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Michelle Hehn - 2nd Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Katie Koczorowski - Interventionist, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Jean Lindner - Interventionist, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Kathy Niemi - 2nd Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Deon Obrochta - Kindergarten, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Krissy Pierce - Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Judith Schaibly - General Music, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Sandra Wimer - Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School & Antioch Upper Grade School

     

    The following teachers are recognized as a Seesaw Pioneer and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Amy Aldrich - 1st Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Sarah Amrein - General Music, Oakland Elementary School
    • Amber Chayer - 2nd Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Val Faily - Kindergarten, W.C. Petty Elementary School

Otus Certified Educators

  • The following teachers are recognized as an Otus Certified Educator and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Sarah Amrein - General Music Teacher, Oakland Elementary School
    • Kris Campbell - 5th Grade, Oakland Elementary School
    • Julie Higginbotham - 5th Grade, Oakland Elementary School

Wilson Certified Educators

  • The following teachers are recognized as Wilson Practitioners and have completed all necessary requirements:

    • Mandy DeMartini - Special Education, Hillcrest Elementary School
    • Nikki Georgia - Special Education, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Laura Larsen - Special Education, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Ashley Schulz - Special Education, Antioch Upper Grade School
    • Rachel Varney - Special Education, Antioch Upper Grade School

Common Sense Educators

  • The following teachers are recognized as Common Sense Educators & Ambassadors and have completed all necessary requirements:

    Common Sense Educators:

    • Michael Butler -  Instructional Technology Specialist
    • Matt Dawes - Instructional Technology Specialist
    • Kimberly Reagle - 5th Grade, Hillcrest Elementary School

    Common Sense Ambassadors:

    • Krissy Pierce - Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School

Google Certified Educator

  • The following teachers are recognized as Google Certified Educators and have completed all necessary requirements:

    Level 1:

    • Andrea Halterman - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Kristina Pierce - Math Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Monika Sosnowski - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Aimee Turner- 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Courtney Rieb - 4th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School

    Level 2:

    • Andrea Halterman - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Kristina Pierce - Math Interventionist, W.C. Petty Elementary School
    • Monika Sosnowski - 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary
    • Aimee Turner- 5th Grade, W.C. Petty Elementary School