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Connie Cheng named KLR’s employee-of-the-month

May 3, 2016Connie Cheng embraces Michelle Knowlton

Connie Cheng, a fourth-grade teacher at Kenneth L. Rutherford Elementary School (KLR) was named KLR’s employee-of-the-month for May.

Calling Mrs. Cheng “a tireless ambassador for teachers and students, serving in numerous capacities that support both,” Principal Michelle Knowlton presented the award to Mrs. Cheng during the school’s monthly “Fun Friday” celebration.

Mrs. Cheng’s commitment to the Monticello Central School District extends far beyond her classroom instruction time. She also serves as a mentor, a grade level leader, a Positive Behavioral Interventions and Support (PBIS) member, school science coordinator and Monticello Teacher’s Association (MTA) building representative.

“She takes on many additional responsibilities to make our school better,” Ms. Knowlton said. “She’s a great friend and we love her.”

Congratulations Mrs. Cheng!