Inside ECS: Adam Homo, Elkhart Memorial

Inside ECS: Adam Homo, Elkhart Memorial Adam Homo never set out to become an educator. If you know Adam, it's likely unbelievable to think that the man who bleeds so deeply in crimson and gold could have potentially never landed in a school building for a career. Where did Adam have his sights set [...]

Inside ECS: Adam Homo, Elkhart Memorial2018-11-21T14:37:06-04:00

Inside ECS: Sharon Stout, Food Services

Inside ECS: Sharon Stout, Food Services ‘Expect nothing less than the best’ is the mantra of ECS’ Sharon Stout, the assistant to the director of food services for elementary schools. It’s with this mentality that Sharon ensures elementary lunches are the best they can be, but it’s also a guiding tenet with her own [...]

Inside ECS: Sharon Stout, Food Services2018-11-21T13:23:39-04:00

Inside ECS: Monique Harris, Riverview

Inside ECS: Monique Harris, Riverview How did you become involved in volunteering? When Haiti had an earthquake in 2010, my church - Trinity Methodist - went to help. They noticed there was a need for shoes. I asked students at Riverview to help donate, and between our students and the church, we collected 600 [...]

Inside ECS: Monique Harris, Riverview2018-09-17T11:41:52-04:00

Inside ECS: Hiromi Hollett, ECHS/EMHS

Inside ECS: Hiromi Hollett, ECHS/EMHS What language do you teach and what inspired you to become a foreign language teacher? I teach Japanese 1 through 4 and Japanese AP.  I moved to America about 28 years ago and wanted to serve as a go-between for the U.S. and my native country, Japan.  Initially, I [...]

Inside ECS: Hiromi Hollett, ECHS/EMHS2018-09-14T15:16:43-04:00

Kathy Nusbaum, Teacher of the Year (Secondary)

  Kathy Nusbaum, Teacher of the Year (Secondary) Why did you choose to work in education/at a school? My parents were sponsored to America by a church in Demotte, Indiana 1980.  I remember both my mom, dad, and myself picking blueberries for money.  After-work, our sponsors made my dad take night classes so he [...]

Kathy Nusbaum, Teacher of the Year (Secondary)2018-05-31T14:43:50-04:00

Hillary Harder, Teacher of the Year (Elementary)

Hillary Harder, Teacher of the Year (Elementary) Why did you choose to work in education/at a school? I chose to work in education because I wanted to work through music to build community and work with kids, especially those who may not otherwise have access to instrumental music. I love studying music and performing [...]

Hillary Harder, Teacher of the Year (Elementary)2018-05-31T14:44:05-04:00

Tracy Kirts, Employee of the Year (Secondary)

Tracy Kirts, Employee of the Year (Secondary) Why did you choose to work in education/at a school? I have always enjoyed working with people/kids/students, of any age.   Being a mother of two school children, it allowed me to go to their sporting events, field trips and have the same breaks. What brought you to [...]

Tracy Kirts, Employee of the Year (Secondary)2018-05-31T14:44:21-04:00

Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee

Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee North Side Band Director, Sandy Carnall has recently been inducted into Phi Beta Mu, an International Honorary Fraternity for band directors. It is an organization that honors outstanding band directors whose dedication and devotion to their profession is paramount.   “In order to be inducted into Phi Beta [...]

Sandy Carnall: Phi Beta Mu Inductee2018-02-02T14:42:12-04:00

Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side

Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side “We are all in.” If there is one message Linda hopes to leave with people, it’s this one. As the English Language District Coach at Elkhart Community Schools, Linda’s mission is to provide excellent service to students and families, and help our families know they are welcome [...]

Inside ECS – Linda Stofko, West Side2018-02-02T11:17:56-04:00