Kaitlin Tyson is selected as Ida Freeman’s 2017 Teacher of the Year! Mrs. Tyson is a Kindergarten teacher at Ida Freeman. Mrs. Tyson has been teaching at Ida Freeman since 2012. She even student taught here! Her goal for students to leave her class as a confident, respectful and responsible individual.

Mrs. Tyson & her kindergarten class holding a Teacher of the Year banner while standing.

Get to Know Mrs. Tyson

What made you want to teach?

  • As a child I loved helping my peers and new I wanted to teach!

What’s your favorite thing about being a teacher?

  • Watching kids learn something for the first time!

If you could put something on every school marquee in the world for one day, what would it be?

  • Dream as thought NOTHING is impossible!

What is something you’d like to be automatically good at?

  • Cleaning up after myself!

Anything else you’d like to add? A funny or strange story?

  • Teaching kindergarten, everyday is a comedy show!
Principal presenting a bouquet of flowers to Mrs. Tyson
Principal, Mrs. Marler & 2017 Teacher of the Year, Mrs. Tyson

Four Kindergarten teachers holding a Teacher of the Year banner while standing.