Position: Math Teacher
School: International School of Beaverton
School District: Beaverton School District
City, State: Aloha, Oregon
About the Nominee: Tarryn Hicks was nominated by a student, Kate Towner. Ms. Hicks gives her students one-on-one attention. She meets with them after school, and will even change her schedule to help them understand what is being taught. She shows her students many different ways to solve math problems and the exact steps they need to take. The best thing about Ms. Hicks is that she is always patient with everyone!