Teresa Steinhagen, a third-grade teacher and positive behavioral intervention and support coach at Indian Hill Elementary School, has been nominated for the 2018-19 national LifeChanger of the Year award.
Steinhagen has been recognized in her community for her leadership and dedication.
She collaborates with parents, staff and administration to lead PBIS, a program teaching students positive behavior in the classroom. Steinhagen always takes others’ ideas into consideration and creates a classroom environment full of love with a focus on academics and social-emotional needs.
Steinhagen was nominated by the school’s assistant principal, Beth Hornberg.
“Teresa Steinhagen has truly been instrumental in all levels of PBIS and within her grade level for student achievement,” Hornberg said. “I could not say enough about how blessed and lucky we are to have her at Indian Hill Elementary School. She demonstrates passion, compassion, dedication, positivity, organization, commitment and high levels of moral and ethical standards. She is our LifeChanger.”