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Kristen Padberg

School: EPIC Academy

Neighborhood: South Chicago

Kristin Padberg is a five-year teaching veteran at EPIC Academy, a charter public school located in the South Chicago neighborhood. She is a caring and firm instructor who sets high expectations for all of her students. Kristin uses data to determine her students’ instructional needs, develops differentiated lessons to meet those needs, and then provides specific feedback to each student to ensure continuous academic growth. Kristin’s effective teaching skills drives positive outcomes for her students. Her students have exceeded EPAS goals in each of the past three years for English.