Employee of the Month

Darcie Dreher
Moreland Ridge Middle School

September Employee of the Month  Darcie Dreher is our September Employee of the Month. Darcie is a social studies teacher at Moreland Ridge Middle School and the District’s 2019-20 Teacher of the Year. She has been with the district for 17 years, the first 15 at Brittany Hill and the past two at Moreland Ridge. She isa crucial member of the Moreland Ridge staff , and through her time in the BlueSprings School District has been a Student Council sponsor, a History Club sponsor, aSAP coordinator, and an incredible classroom instructor. Darcie was also chosen as the district Employee of the Month in April of 2016.Students are always the center of Darcie’s planning, and her flexibility has earned her an enviable reputation as an excellent teacher who truly cares. In Darcie’s classroom, creating individualized strategies to accommodate a student’s needs are the norm in her classroom, not the exception.

     One of her MRMS colleagues, Melissa Spengler, said of Darcie, “She is one of the most positive, inspiring, hardworking, and dedicated people that I have had the privilege of working with. She’s my “go-to” whenever I need to bounce ideas off of someone, or just need five minutes to share what is on my mind.She is willing to drop what she is doing to help any student or coworker in our building- from lesson ideas to struggling students- all with a smile on her face.”

     Fellow MRMS teacher Catarina Kennedy said of Darcie, “Her knowledge of subject area and use of technology in the classroom puts her in a natural leadership position. Her “can-do” attitude is welcoming and lends itself to colleagues seeking her out for help.”Congratulations to Darcie, our September Employee of the Month.