From the “Santa Paws” event to the “Kiss a Pig” fundraiser, Kerri Donahue, a Special Education Learning Support Case Manager and Co-teacher of twelfth grade English and Global Relations at Central Bucks High School West, this week’s #TeacherTuesday, really knows how to make a difference. This member of the Central Bucks Education Association loves to “watch her students grown both academically and personally.” She says, “I’m inspired to teach my classes each day because I am also learning along with them and I’m refining the way I instruct to best meet their needs. I want my students to strive to do their best and I model that with my own educational practice.”
Since 2012 when two students started the Bringing Animals Relief Club (BARC), Kerri has served as an advisor to raise awareness and provide funding to animals in need. The BARC students raised about $1,000 this year through their annual Santa Paws event with Fur Street Pet Salon in Warminster and their first annual Kiss a Pig fundraiser which benefitted the Pig Placement Network. These funds were donated to help find homes for dogs, provide support to those who foster pets within the community, and rescue and finds homes for abused, unwanted and abandoned pot-bellied pet pigs.
Tell us who else keeps the spirit of the holidays alive all year and we’ll feature them in an upcoming #TeacherTuesday.