EVERFI, Inc., the nation’s leading education innovator used in 1 in 7 schools nationwide, has selected 12 Teacher Ambassadors from across North America to serve as the 2018 EVERFI Teacher Ambassadors.
Bucklin High School’s Teresa Commerford has been named as one of the 12 teacher ambassadors.
Commerford is the business teacher for Bucklin. Her courses fall into the Business Management and Entrepreneurship CTE pathway.
She is a "transition teacher" with a Master of Science in Education and four years of teaching experience.
Prior to teaching, Teresa was a product marketing manager for brands such as Spot Shot Carpet Stain Remover, Dolly Madison and Drake’s snack cakes, and Willow Tree angels and gifts.
She is an EVERFI Certified Teacher.
Upon completion of her Kansas Performance Teaching Portfolio in 2016, Commerford earned an award for achieving a portfolio score within the top-10 percent of all portfolios submitted for licensure from Fort Hays State University.
Her edtech areas of specialty support a variety of blended and flipped learning tools.
In their role, these esteemed educators will work alongside the research, curriculum development, and K-12 schools implementation teams to guide and support best practices in blended learning curriculum.
Teacher Ambassadors will participate in a teachers’ summit in Washington, DC, this summer.
In addition, ambassadors will guest write blog posts for EverFi, and serve as presenters at regional and national conferences.
"It is imperative educators remain at the center of our mission, so we are thrilled to have these 12 teachers leading and representing our network of 50,000 educators," said Tom Parisi, executive vice president for EVERFI K-12 services. "Ten years ago, EVERFI was created after engaging educators from across the country, and we are committed to strengthening our network of leaders who see edtech as a vehicle for teaching critical skills."
EVERFI is the leading education technology company that provides learners of all ages innovative and scalable digital learning in critical life skills in areas such as financial education, character education, STEM career readiness, digital citizenship, entrepreneurship, prescription drug abuse prevention and African-American History.
Working with 20,000+ K-12 public schools in the US and Canada, EVERFI has taught more than 6 million students, 2.5 million of which are from low and moderate income communities.
EVERFI investors include Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos, Google chairman Eric Schmidt, Twitter founder Evan Williams, TPG Growth, The Rise Fund, Advance Publications, Rethink Education and Rethink Impact. The EVERFI Education Network powers more than 4,300 partners in their education initiatives across all 50 states and Canada.
Learn more at everfi.com.