Here is our fabulous Teacher of the Year for 2021-2022 for Ellen Ochoa Elementary. Madalyn Evans! She is an ER1 teacher (special education) and has served in the Union district for five years as a fifth grade teacher at McAuliffe and joined Ellen Ochoa as an ER1 teacher in 2018.
Below are some statements about Madalyn shared by staff. - Principal Rita Martin
- Madalyn is a great advocate for students academically and their well-being.
- She is compassionate about her job and thrives on making a difference each day.
- Mrs. Evans is fantastic. Her patience, competence, and team spirit create an atmosphere where collaboration between the general education classroom and special services support is outstanding and optimal for student success.
- Madalyn fights for what is right for every student at Ellen Ochoa!
- Madalyn pushes others to be better. She is creative and artistic.
- She is a champion for animals! She fosters cats and prepares them for permanent homes. She also has raised a bunny that was found in the Ellen Ochoa school parking lot.