Teacher Appreciation Week: Day 1 Teacher Feature – Mrs. Jane Cotter

Posted on May 5, 2017 by

Throughout this school year, we’ve had the privilege of featuring one exceptional member of our faculty and staff each month through our Teacher Feature articles. This week, for Teacher Appreciation Week, we’re happy to bring you one Teacher Feature for each day of the week. We hope you enjoy this extra special week full of some of our wonderful teachers, and that it reminds you of some of the special teachers you’ve been blessed with in your life.

Check out our Thank a Teacher Campaign for more details on how we’re thanking our teachers in a BIG way this week.

Name: Jane (Quimby) Cotter

Grade & School You Teach: Childcare at Pacelli Catholic Early Childhood Center

Where did you grow up and go to high school and college? Stevens Point, Pacelli class of 1985, MSTC

Where was your first teaching job? St. Stephen’s Childcare

How long have you been teaching? 30 years

How long have you been teaching at Pacelli Catholic Schools? 20 years

What do you enjoy most about teaching at Pacelli Catholic Schools?

Teaching the children about faith in our lives and inspiring them to reach their goals!

What is unique about the education experience offered at PCS that you can’t find anywhere else?

FAITH in our everyday life

Have you received any teaching-related awards? Holy Family Award 2004

What was your favorite class when you were a student? Art, Home Ec, Ecology

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A Teacher

Who is your biggest inspiration/role model?

My mother, teachers from high school (Brother Larry & Mrs.Kilsdonk), teachers from grade school (Mrs. Davy & Mr. Pat Snow).

What are your hobbies? What do you like to do in your free time?

Camping, hiking and biking, attending CUB games and being with my nephews.

If you could have one superpower, what would it be? To cure all illness and world peace.

What’s something that most people or your students don’t know about you?  

I would like to travel around the world someday.

What is the most important piece of advice you can give to a student? Be kind to one another

Check out our Thank a Teacher page each day of Teacher Appreciation Week this week for another Teacher Feature highlighting some of our many outstanding educators.

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