Deborah Hoffman ’02 Walters

Deborah Hoffman ’02 Walters was
selected as a 2022 Finalist for the FLAG
Award for Teaching Excellence. The FLAG
Award for Teaching Excellence recognizes
and celebrates extraordinary New York City
public school teachers who inspire learning
through creativity, passion, and commitment.
An independent jury selected the finalists from
those nominated based on numerous factors,
with a strong emphasis placed on the student
experience. Candidates for this award challenge
and inspire students of all abilities; utilize
innovative teaching techniques and approaches
to curricula and activities; reach out beyond
the classroom, making a positive impact on the
school and the community; embrace their role
as an educator with tireless, devoted dedication;
acknowledge the full spectrum of potential in
each and every student; teach through example,
as a leader and role model both inside the
classroom and out; and engage in opportunities
for self-improvement, and continue to learn,
grow and develop as a teacher.

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