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Charlene Spruill - November Certified Employee of the Month

Ms. Spruill is a veteran teacher at South Smithfield Elementary who has truly stepped up to assist her new international team and other new international teachers in adapting to a new life, country, and curriculum.

She has taken on the role of mentoring, assisting, and leading the new teachers, both international and stateside, as well as providing assistance with teachers at her grade level and others.

Along with holding extra training sessions, Spruill has assisted with technology, lesson plans and Professional Development Plans (PDPs). She even stays late to hold support sessions.

Spruill is also the Sunshine Committee Leader. She plans and organizes staff events such as Friday snacks, chili cook-offs, door decorating competitions, and staff trick or treating!

She is an asset, inspiration, and role model to the school and the new teachers! She has a huge heart and is a wonderful example of servant leadership for us all!