LAKEWOOD, WA — Robin Walter, assistant superintendent of elementary schools for Clover Park School District (CPSD), received a Distinguished Educator award from the Washington state chapter of Phi Delta Kappa (PDK). The award was presented at PDK’s Institute on Coaching at the Gary and Carol Milgard Family HOPE Center.
Walter received the award for her leadership in promoting excellence in teaching through State of the Art Instruction (SAI) and school improvement in Clover Park School District. Walter was nominated for the award by Edward Judie, CPSD director of student services and foundation scholarship director for the PDK state board.
“I nominated Robin for this award based on her commitment to our staff and students,” said Judie. “Her leadership and guidance are a great asset to our district and the SAI program.”
Two CPSD administrators also had the opportunity to participate in the institute. Kathy Comfort, supervisor of curriculum and instruction, and Jo Kain, interim assistant principal of Evergreen Elementary School led “Coaching through SAI,” a coaching and mentoring session for new and experiences teachers and administrators.