Position: Special Education Instructional Assistant
School: Career Development Center
School District: Jackson Public Schools
City, State: Jackson, Mississippi
About the Nominee: Shonda Johnson was nominated by an anonymous colleague and a friend, Dewyune Kirk. The following profile contains text from both nominations: Mrs. Johnson has worked with students in special education for over 10 years. She has been a tremendous help in teaching vital life skills to her students. Mrs. Johnson goes out of her way to show love and compassion to every student she teaches. She is a LifeChanger because she instills faith in everyone she interacts with. If someone is having a bad day, a simple talk with Mrs. Johnson can turn them from feeling like a zero to looking up to her as a hero!