Gnadenhutten, Ohio (WTUZ) – For the third time, an Indian Valley educator has been selected as District 9’s Teacher of the Year.

As a high school English teacher, Lisa Wolfe has exemplified exactly what it means to have a passion for teaching and believing in her students, said Indian Valley Superintendent Ira Wentworth.

“We are on cloud nine at Indian Valley for the selection of Mrs. Wolfe for the State Board of Education District 9 Teacher of the Year. She is a phenomenal individual, she is a phenomenal teacher and so well deserving.”

Wentworth said Wolfe is known for her college and career readiness curriculum. Wolfe took it upon herself when started an ACT preparation class, specifically in Language Arts, that allows students to prepare effectively for college admissions exams.

“She reached out to other educators not only across the state of Ohio but in other states that have successful ACT prep programs and she sought out the best practices to bring back to Indian Valley and to institute for our kids.”

Wolfe was nominated by a committee of educators and will have a chance to win the 2019 Ohio Teacher of the year this fall. - Michele Spring Reporting

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