Superintendent Santorno: Thank you, teachers!

After a year no one could have imagined, Superintendent Carla Santorno is calling out some of the ways she’s seen TPS teachers go to extraordinary lengths to reach students during the pandemic.

From their fresh ideas in engaging students over a screen to their perseverance and skill, TPS teachers showed that they know how to tackle one challenge while preparing for what comes next. In this video, Superintendent Santorno thanks all TPS teachers for supporting every student, every day. Happy Teacher Appreciation Week, Tacoma teachers!

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