Jean Heil named RGSD Teacher of the Year
Jean Heil, a third grade teacher at Moline Elementary, was named the Riverview Gardens School District’s 2021 District Teacher of the Year.
Heil has served in the District for a year and a half and has nearly three decades of experience as an educator.
“Jean Heil is a terrific educator and is a tremendous asset to Riverview Gardens School District,” said Dr. Scott Spurgeon, superintendent of schools. “She is a true difference maker for RGSD scholars.”
“It is a truly distinct honor and it’s humbling because I am surrounded by the best of the best,” Heil stated. “I’ve been in education for 27 years and the people that I work with every day do this because we love kids.”
“To be noticed and to be honored in that way is overwhelming and incredibly special.”