Bancroft is a kindergarten teacher at TCPS. She is in her second year at the school and is in her eighth year of teaching.
“We have such an amazing faculty at TCPS and many of our teachers deserve this award,” said Dr. Bill Balzano, TCPS president.
“However, we are thrilled with the skill Mrs. Bancroft has shown in the classroom, both in providing a superb educational experience and instilling Christian virtues to her students.”
Teachers are selected for the award based on the following criteria:
- Help students develop a strong and long-lasting love of learning.
- Inspire students to achieve to the best of their abilities.
- Create innovative teaching environments.
- Have a positive influence on colleagues and the community.
- Integrate the Holy Scripture into learning and the class environment.
- View and treat parents as stake holders in their children’s education.
- Communicate regularly and effectively with students’ parents.
- Display the behaviors which identify an effective Christian educator.
As the recipient of the award, Bancroft was given a monetary gift and will assist Dr. Balzano, TCPS upper school Principal Audri Wood, lower school Principal Kathi Douglas and a member of the school’s board of trustees in choosing next year’s recipient.