Kindergarten through 5th grade ESL teacher Mindy Layton has been named one of 10 educators to receive this year’s UEA/doTERRA Excellence in Teaching Award.
This annual recognition spotlights teachers in Utah who were selected based on their impact on individual students or groups of students. Each winner receives an award, a poster to display at their school and a check for $1,500, courtesy of award sponsor doTERRA.
Mindy was lauded for her devotion to maximize student learning at every level.
“Whether she is painting scene props with students for her latest opera or compiling data for teachers to target and support at‐risk students on her school’s Student Support Team, Mindy Layton exemplifies how to maximize student learning on every level. She amplifies ESL student interactions with multi‐sensory chants, callbacks, and songs to remain engaged and on task.“