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More Than A Teacher

Gardener. Outdoor Enthusiast. Soccer Coach. Master Angler. Nature Lover. Mother. Sports Fanatic. Yogi. Student.
Sacrificing many things to help their students, teachers are the backbone of their communities. But outside of the classroom, who are they? Join us as we travel across South Dakota to learn more.
Meet five South Dakota Educators with a passion for teaching and a love for their communities.

CeCe Gorder

Cece Gorder is a Kindergarten Teacher in Estelline, SD. Learn more about Cece and how she found her calling to be a teacher.

Adam Juba

Adam Juba is a Math teacher at Brookings High School. Learn more about Adam and how his passions motivate him to be the best teacher he can be.

Jennifer Mason

Jennifer Mason is a Middle School Math Teacher in Dell Rapids, SD. Learn more about how Jen puts her heart into everything she does.

Jennifer Macziewski

Jennifer Macziewski is a Valley View Elementary in Rapid City, SD, and was recognized as a Regional Teacher of the Year in 2022. Learn more about Jen and how she’s made it her goal to teach her students to enjoy learning as much as she does.

Roxanne Stevens

Roxanne Stevens is an elementary teacher in Miller, SD. Learn more about Roxanne and how her love for nature inspires her as a teacher.
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Now is not the time to be silent. We are stronger together. The more voices we have working together, the louder we will be.
Quote by: Loren Paul, SDEA President
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