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Teacher Feature: JoEllen Clark


W. Smith, Jr. Elementary Teacher Feature: JoEllen Clark, 2nd Grade Teacher

Today is #TeacherFeatureWednesday, and the St. Bernard Parish School Board would like to salute JoEllen Clark at W. Smith, Jr. Elementary School.

"Ms. Clark is a dedicated second grade teacher leader at Smith. She has high academic and behavioral expectations of her students. She also works hard with her second grade team to implement effective strategies during weekly professional development. She is an asset to our Smith family."

–Dedra Bailey, Principal

“Ms. Clark is a very kind, caring and inspirational teammate and teacher. She is very dedicated to her job and goes above and beyond everyday to work on flip charts or additional resources to enhance our math and writing lessons so that every student can learn. I am very blessed to have such a wonderful teammate!”

-Amy Serigne, 2nd Grade Teacher

“Ms. Clark is an outstanding educator who consistently strives for the best in her students. She puts her whole heart into her career and that reflects through her teaching skills and her students’ behavior. Her positive leadership is an asset to our school. Besides being an amazing teacher, she is a genuine person who has helped mentor many of her colleagues, including myself.”

-Jodi Crifasi, 2nd Grade Teacher


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