Kelly Felipe, a teacher at the Dutchess BOCES Salt Point Center, is a recipient of the SUNY Dean’s Award for Teaching. The School of Education at SUNY New Paltz established the Dean's Award for Excellence in teaching in 1984 to recognize outstanding teachers in the Mid-Hudson Valley. Melissa Murphy, SPC principal, made the nomination. Inset: Kelly Felipe, Dutchess BOCES Special Education Teacher, ABC Programs - Grades 5 & 6
“Kelly is a highly-dedicated professional who knows how to motivate her students to strive for excellence. She is a dynamic and powerful teacher who possesses the gift of being able to make complex subjects understandable,” said Ms. Murphy. “In addition, Mrs. Felipe is a humble and approachable person who loves to share her knowledge, lessons and anchor charts with others.” Congratulations, to Mrs. Felipe who will be honored at the 2018 Mid-Hudson School Study Council awards dinner on October 18th.