Position: Third Grade Teacher
School: Northfield Elementary School
School District: Northfield Community School District
City, State: Northfield, New Jersey
About the Nominee: Every day, Sadye Heenan changes the lives of her students! She is a kind, compassionate teacher whose enthusiasm and passion for teaching is repeatedly shown to her students throughout the school day and beyond. Mrs. Heenan gains the respect and admiration of her students by running a structured, fair classroom that is infused with lots of fun and positive reinforcement! In addition to being a LifeChanger to her students, she continuously inspires her colleagues. Her supportive and encouraging attitude helps keep a positive spirit around the school. Mrs. Heenan can often be found volunteering for committees that are created to improve the school.
As the elementary representative of the recycling program, her class is responsible for collecting the elementary recycling every week. Mrs. Heenan has motivated her school to recognize the importance of recycling.
It takes a special person to go above and beyond for both students and staff. Mrs. Heenan is most certainly a LifeChanger in her school, and her colleagues and students feel fortunate that she is part of the Northfield Community School family!