Congratulations to An Incredible, Inspiring Teacher!

Heather Reich stands before the Jordan School Board Majestic Elementary School teacher Heather Reich is a regular at Jordan School District Board of Education meetings where she never misses the opportunity to tell everyone, “I love my job!” It is obvious how much passion Ms. Reich devotes to teaching her students and she is being recognized by the State of Utah for that passion and dedication.

Heather Reich is a proud recipient of the “Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools Award.”

The Effective Teachers in High Poverty Schools Incentive Program was created by the Utah Legislature in 2017 to reward teachers who achieve a median student growth percentile of 70 or higher in their high-poverty classrooms.

Thank you, Ms. Reich, for your love of teaching, students and striving to offer the best in education every single day! You are an inspiration.

Congratulations 2020 Jordan Education Foundation Outstanding Education Support Professionals!

We are proud to introduce this year’s incredible Jordan Education Foundation Outstanding Education Support Professionals. The award recipients were nominated because of the amazing work they do each and every day, work that impacts student learning and success. These individuals foster a positive climate in our schools and help to change young lives with their dedication, love and support.

Thank you for always going above and beyond in the important work you do for students and our schools.

Congratulations to the following award recipients:

  • Randi Beagley, Registrar – JATC South
  • Shelia Draper, Administrative Assistant – Welby Elementary School
  • Elizabeth (Betsy) Goodwin, Administrative Assistant – Fox Hollow Elementary School
  • Shannon Johnson, Testing Assistant – Evaluation, Research & Accountability
  • Robyn Luke, Homeless Liaison – West Jordan High School
  • LeAnn Nelson, Attendance Secretary – Riverton High School

Utah Band Directors Honor Students with Virtual Performance

Mountain Ridge High School’s band director, James Densley, edited together a virtual ensemble of more than 50 videos of band directors from across Utah playing “Amazing Grace.” It is a tribute to all students throughout the state and world.

Enjoy this stunning performance.