Two Houston teachers win $5K for classrooms from #ThankATeacher contest
Two Houston teachers have been recognized and rewarded for their above-and-beyond efforts. Edwin M. Wells Middle School’s Monica Ciofalo and Clemente Martinez Elementary’s Leticia Gonzalez were selected as winners of Staples’ #ThankATeacher contest. “We heard so many inspirational stories of teachers who have found ways to continue to connect with their students despite the roadblocks they’ve faced. Ciofalo and Gonzalez were both recognized for their contributions to their students. Gonzalez was also awarded for her kind gestures, including gifting her students welcome kits and goodbye gifts.