Ritenour Announces 2021-2022 Diamond Circle Teachers
Congratulations to Ritenour School District's 2021-2022 Diamond Circle teachers. Diamond Circle Awards are given to Ritenour teachers who best exemplify the district’s commitment to quality education and service. Awardees are chosen each year by colleagues at their buildings. Staff members, students and families nominate teachers each fall.
This year, the Diamond Circle program added nominees from Ritenour Virtual Academy, which serves Ritenour elementary students who selected a full-virtual educational format.
This year’s Diamond Circle honorees are:
Ritenour School for Early Childhood Education: Linda Voelkel Ritenour Virtual Academy: Amber Chaidez, first grade Buder Elementary: Tina Nichols, fourth grade Iveland Elementary: Amanda Stein, third grade Kratz Elementary: Yen-yi Chen, art Marion Elementary: Amy Germain, first grade Marvin Elementary: Dion Johnson, second grade Wyland Elementary: Cindy Herd, second grade Hoech Middle: Cliff McDaniel, band Ritenour Middle: Mark Goldman, eighth grade English language arts and social studies Ritenour High School: Danielle Swallow, math
In March, the district will announce the Teacher of the Year, as well as the Employee of the Year, Make A Difference Award Winner and First Class (Top First Year) Teacher. All will be recognized at our annual Honors Dinner on Thursday, April 28 in Ritenour Auditorium, if health conditions allow.
NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION: The Ritenour School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability, age or any other characteristic protected by law in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Dr. Mike LaChance, Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator - Ritenour School District, 2420 Woodson Road St Louis, MO 63114 (314) 493-6055. Further information on notice of non-discrimination may be obtained from the Office of Civil Rights, (800) 421-3481.