Best Practice Contest Winners
The I-KAN Regional Office of Education and the Pledge for Life Partnership work in collaboration with the Life Education Centers to provide prevention education and programs.
The Life Education Center sponsors a Best Practice Contest each year for local teachers who develop the most creative reinforcement activity for their students. They would like to congratulate the winners of the 2015-16 Best Practice Contest. Thank you to participating schools and teachers for taking part to reinforce healthy lifestyle messages with creative lesson plans and projects.
Jennifer Taylor – Nettie Davis Elementary School, “My Plate – Our Healthy Plate”
Jill Rodgers – Steuben Elementary School, “What Food Group”
Deborah Adams – Montessori Magnet School, “Vegetable Garden”
Laurel Rodriguez – Danforth Elementary, “Choose My Plate”
Kristine Pelletier – St. Anne Grade School, “Friendship Retell Bag, Healthy Vests”
Jayme Curl – Gilman Elementary School, “Be a Friend to Have a Friend”
Chris Denton – Gilman Elementary School, “It’s Time to Get Organ-Wised”
Becky Creek – Noel LeVasseur Elementary School, “Four Lobes”
Holly Schafroth – Edison Primary, “Teach What You Have Learned”
Kathie Both – Donovan Elementary School, “Harold’s Third Grade Facts”
Sharon Brack – Bradley West Elementary School, “How Should I Act?”
Sue Williams – Bradley West Elementary School, “Making Good Choices/Showing Empathy and Tolerance
Liz Tschopp – Bradley West Elementary School, “Hey Harold, Do Ya Wanna….?”
Jody Munsterman – Crescent City Grade School, “Planting Seeds of Service”
Beth Sadler – Bradley West Elementary School, “We Are Big Hitters…By Making Good Choices”
Eugene Wachholz – St. Paul’s Lutheran School, Bourbonnais, “Healthy Alternatives”
Eugene Wachholz – St. Paul’s Lutheran School, Bourbonnais, “Fact or Fiction”
Heather Oosterhoff – St. Anne Grade School, “Stomp Out Bullying”
Kayleigh Parker – Donovan Elementary School, “Parts of the Body with Music”
Allison Naese – Donovan Elementary School, “Descriptive Writing”
View a .PDF list of 2015-16 winners, or go to the Pledge for Life website.