Here is info from the KDP main site about Master Teachers of Honor. This is a special honor and I encourage other teachers to appy. http://www.kdp.org/recognition/pdf/application_MTOH.pdf
" For nearly 30 years, Cook’s life’s work has been teaching reading and developing exciting, relevant lessons, while meaningfully connecting with her students. Known for her patience and compassion, Cook’s focus is about caring for kids and motivating them to learn. She uses methods that go beyond homework and standardized testing and often employ Cook’s talent and passion for art. Outside the classroom, she has been very involved with KDP, serving on committees, as a reviewer, and as Professional Representative on the 2010–2012 Executive Council."