Apr 8, 2013 8:36 PM by Andy Koen
COLORADO SPRINGS - The students and teachers of Queen Palmer Elementary School will get a special visit from Mayor Steve Bach Wednesday morning. The Mayor is recognizing the school with a Spirit of the Springs Award.
Queen Palmer is one of just six schools across the country to earn the national TAP Ambassador Award from the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching. The System for Teacher and Student Advancement is a leading education reform advocacy group which offers teachers career advancement, professional development, educator evaluation and performance-based compensation.
The school earned $5,000 in recognition of their community outreach programs.