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Teacher of the Year

Tracey McDorman, Teacher of the Year 2018.

Tracey McDorman became Wells physical education specialist in 2016 after teaching 9 years in 2nd grade.​ She holds a Master's Degree in Elementary Education PK-6 from Old Dominion University and is endorsed in Health and P.E. K-12.  Her mission is to make P.E. fun, active, and engaging for all students, foster a love for lifelong health and physical activity, and to bring awareness to health and well being for students, staff, and community.  Mrs. McDorman has introduced programs including American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart, Sports Backers Kid's Run Club, Safe Route's to School, Rev Your Bev, and Flexible Seating.  In collaboration with her team, "Rocking Resource", Wells Project Based Learning - Turkey Trot for a Cause engaged students and school community to help others.  Seeing student's eyes light up and hearing their excited expressions in anticipation for the day's lesson when they enter the gym is what drives her passion.  She hopes to continue to build the physical education program and use best practice to support the Wells community.