Susan Chakos
PAUSD elementary teacher for 35 years/Nixon Elementary School

Thank you Dr. McGee for your leadership and spirit over the years!
Thank you for always putting students first.
Thank you for your vision and beliefs that propelled us to be better teachers and a better school district.
Thank you for sharing your wisdom and passion about teaching and learning.
Thank you for supporting professional development.
Thank you for being a visible presence in our schools and participating in so many events.
Thank you for keeping teachers and parents in the loop through your creative weekly communications sharing our successes and how proud you were of what we were doing.
Thank you for listening and respecting different point of views.
Thank you for supporting innovation and creativity.
Thank you for your sincerity and honesty.
Thank you for taking responsibility when things didn’t go well.
Thank you for supporting students of color.
Thank you for honoring the social and emotional well-being of students.
Thank you for your welcoming smiles.
Thank you for sharing yourself and your family with us and reminding us what is most important.
These gifts will linger and support us as we strive to do our best to educate and care for ALL students.
Thank you Dr. McGee!