TCSOS Excellence in Teaching Award
Sarah Reid was awarded the 2023 TCSOS Excellence in Teaching Award.
Sarah has been a special education teacher and inclusion specialist with the Tuolumne County Superintendent of Schools for five years. She has taught students in grades preschool through 6th. In her current role as an Inclusion Specialist, Sarah supports children and educators by guiding and assisting preschool through Kindergarten general education teachers with implementing best inclusion practices.
Sarah is passionate about creating inclusive educational environments for children with exceptional needs. Sarah is committed to continuous professional development, always seeking to improve her knowledge to stay current with the latest research and best practices. Sarah has a remarkable ability to model, support, and train educational staff. She goes above and beyond her job description and responsibilities to support educators and students.
Sarah is an invaluable member of our teaching staff and is always ready to assist when needed–as an emergency substitute, a volunteer with the Children’s Friendship Conference, or presenting to administrators. She actively engages with local community agencies to provide families with community resources. Sarah is an inspiration to teachers and a gift to the children and families she serves.