Inside ECS: Heidi Pawling, Woodland Elementary

Inside ECS: Heidi Pawling, Woodland Elementary “What can we do to help you and your child?” Heidi Pawling, head secretary at Woodland Elementary, has focused her job around this initiative: helping children and their parents in any way she can, by being proactive and involved. Whether it be a wake up phone call or [...]

Inside ECS: Heidi Pawling, Woodland Elementary 2017-10-17T08:41:18+00:00

Inside ECS: Tracy Borger, Riverview

Inside ECS: Tracy Borger, Riverview Most people can’t say they knew at five what they wanted to be when they grew up. But for Tracy Borger, first grade teacher at Riverview Elementary, the inspiration to become a teacher was sparked by her own kindergarten teacher. In a twist of fate, this kindergarten teacher would [...]

Inside ECS: Tracy Borger, Riverview 2017-10-17T08:36:18+00:00

Inside ECS: Diana Karre, Food Services

Inside ECS: Diana Karre, Food Services Secretary to Food Service Director, Diana Karre never thought that working in the food industry would include lending out her socks, but when the time came, and her adviser, Pamela Melcher, Food Service Director, found herself in a bit of a predicament, Karre willingly shared what she could, [...]

Inside ECS: Diana Karre, Food Services 2017-10-02T12:09:19+00:00

Inside ECS – Dawn Ashton, Hawthorne

Inside ECS – Dawn Ashton, Hawthorne For Dawn Ashton, teacher at Hawthorne Elementary, her greatest passion and goal for her students is to grow up to be ladies and gentlemen. “Of all the things I teach,” said Dawn, “the most important thing is that they become good people, seeing them become the most they [...]

Inside ECS – Dawn Ashton, Hawthorne 2017-10-02T15:21:29+00:00

Inside ECS – DJ Rhoades, Tech Services

Inside ECS – DJ Rhoades, Tech Services At the age of 12, DJ Rhoades bought his first computer. Soon after… he broke it. Taking it to a repair shop, DJ gained his first experience with computer repair and technical understanding. This proved monumental for his future. As Elkhart Community Schools’ Tech Services Manager, DJ [...]

Inside ECS – DJ Rhoades, Tech Services 2017-10-02T12:09:41+00:00

Inside ECS – Sheila Mravec, Cleveland

Inside ECS – Sheila Mravec, Cleveland In nearly every classroom at Cleveland Elementary, hand-painted chairs hold children as they explore lands of adventure within books. The chairs are designed after authors and well-known children’s books, and they are clearly well-loved by the students. At the heart of these chairs, and Cleveland Elementary, is paraprofessional [...]

Inside ECS – Sheila Mravec, Cleveland 2017-09-18T13:26:46+00:00

Inside ECS – Jeff Miller, Elkhart Memorial

Inside ECS – Jeff Miller, Elkhart Memorial “Dream so big that people make fun of you.” If you’ve ever been to Jeff Miller’s office in the Elkhart Memorial media center, you’ve seen these words. As the internship coordinator and student activities director at Elkhart Memorial, they’re important words for students. “Do you think [...]

Inside ECS – Jeff Miller, Elkhart Memorial 2017-09-19T14:49:03+00:00

Inside ECS: David Elliott, Elkhart Central

Inside ECS: David Elliott David Elliott had his eyes set on Elkhart years before becoming the Director of Bands at Elkhart Central. “This city has such a rich history of music. Elkhart is well-known in the music community, and it is clear that the music programs are well-supported from the community and administration.” David [...]

Inside ECS: David Elliott, Elkhart Central 2017-09-05T08:24:54+00:00