Alabama ASCD

Fall 2014 Emerging Curriculum Leader Award

Fall 2014 Emerging Curriculum Leader Krista Bender

Fall 2014 Emerging Curriculum Leader Krista Bender with AASCD Awards Chair Dr. Lisa Beckham and Mrs. Nancy Cotter

Krista Bender is in her seventh year as an educator, where she has served as a classroom teacher and instructional coach. She has served as her grade level leader, facilitating the work of her PLC and being the liaison to the school administration, along with serving on both school and district committees from her first year as a teacher. She has also presented for school, district and state workshops and conferences in using technology and has mentored new teachers

Ms. Bender is described by both principals and her superintendent as “a true teacher leader,” “innovative in her thinking,” “one who looks for opportunities to lead and support others” and “respected and admired by her colleagues.”

Congratulations Ms. Bender!