Cindy Johengen, Teacher at Allen Elementary - February 18, 2009
We have never witnessed a more inspiring or devoted teacher as Cindy Johengen
We have always been pleased and impressed with our sons' teachers at Allen over the years.
But this year, Ms. J has blown us away.
Within minutes of her
presentation at Curriculum Night, we knew she
would be an amazing influence on our son and all her
Cindy's desire to raise up every student to his/her potential is abundantly evident.
devotion to achieving that potential is unconditional and endless.
When our son has needed extra motivation or direction, she
is always there to engage and inspire him.
Not only does she
time and attention to him in class, she
time to us, his
parents, in meetings before school hours, through emails at all times of the day and night, and by phone.
I'll paraphrase one of her
comments that demonstrates her
devotion, words which brought me to tears: "When Ian needs me, and I am stretched thin, I remember the "Mom"; in me, and I remember you, his
mom, and what we both want for our son and student.
I believe Cindy Johengen's
devotion and inspiration will have long-lasting and profound effects on our son.
has already profoundly impressed us, his