Golden Apple: Joanne Kearns
This week's Golden Apple Award goes to Joanne Kearns, an elementary teacher at Reservoir Avenue School in Providence.
Kearns was nominated by Daniel Smith.
Smith wrote that Kearns exemplifies the best qualities in an educator, has incredible passion for teaching and a great work ethic.
“Her thorough knowledge of the Common Core State Standards has led to increased academic achievement among her students,” Smith said of Kearns.