MARKSVILLE, La. (KALB) – An elementary faculty trainer in Central Louisiana has been chosen by the Louisiana Division of Training to function a trainer chief advisor for this faculty 12 months.
On August 18, the Avoyelles Parish Faculty Board introduced that Melissa Bordelon, a first-grade trainer at Marksville Elementary, is a trainer chief advisor for the 2023-2024 educational 12 months.
“I used to be very excited, my household was excited, my principal was in fact very excited,” stated Bordelon. “She supported me each step of the best way.”
Instructor chief advisers are chosen from throughout Louisiana, having a major impression on rising requirements for teenagers and selling lecturers’ success on the state degree. Bordelon stated being part of the hassle to enhance training is strictly the place she needs to be.
“Your training is the one factor that may’t be taken away from you, so I actually really feel passionate that that is one thing that I must be doing,” Bordelon stated. “I form of like pushed my nervousness to the aspect, and I’m like that is the place I need to be. I do know that is what I’m known as to do.”
On prime of this new designation, Bordelon can be presently pursuing a Grasp of Training in curriculum and instruction at LSU-Shreveport, utilizing her time to propel herself as an educator.
“There are 24 hours in a day, and my mother has at all times stated ‘You gotta be someplace doing one thing’, so I believe it’s essential to fill your time with issues which are going to higher you and strengthen you, whether or not it’s mentally, spiritually, bodily, no matter that’s,” stated Bordelon. “I’m a agency believer that we should always work laborious whereas we now have the time to work laborious.”
Marksville Elementary principal Kim Gagnard stated she knew about Bordelon’s ardour from the second she began instructing.
“She really was proper subsequent door to me, so I may hear her instructing by way of the partitions, and she or he was simply phenomenal from day one,” Gagnard stated. “Simply at all times pleased, simply so desperate to be taught, desperate to please and only a laborious employee.”
That mild will also be felt by her college students.
“I like Miss Melissa as a result of she helped me learn to learn, and she or he’s the most effective trainer in the entire extensive world!” stated a former scholar.
Now in her fifth 12 months of instructing, Bordelon is taking over this new problem and representing Avoyelles Parish within the course of.
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