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Shannon Engles and Lisa Bahn Honored as Outstanding Educators of the Year

Outstanding educators of the year, Lisa Bahn and Shannon Engles

Spring Grove Area School District is proud to announce that Ms. Lisa Bahn and Ms. Shannon Engles have been named Outstanding Educators of the Year for 2021-2022!

Ms. Lisa Bahn

Lisa BahnMs. Bahn is our Certified School Nurse for the SGASD elementary level educational buildings and has been honored as the Elementary Educator of the Year. She oversees more than 1,400 students and has been an invaluable resource to the creation and development of the District’s Health and Safety Plans. Ms. Bahn implemented the SGASD Wellness Council in 2005 and continues to serve as an active, contributing member. Most recently, she has been a critical member of the District’s COVID-19 Pandemic Committee, continually providing professional advice to our day-to-day operations and input to our communications.

She currently serves as South Central Regional Representative to the Pennsylvania Association of School Nurses and Practitioners since 2019 and is currently the Co-President of the York County School Nurses Association. She recently had her writing published in PASNAP Pulse Winter 2021 Issue.  She has made a significant impact on the positive learning environment of our schools and community by providing solutions that help our school district continue to implement "Learning Without Limits".

 

Ms. Shannon Engles

Shannon EnglesMs. Engles serves as an SGASD Social Worker and has been honored as Secondary Educator of the Year. She is continually promoting improved mental health, spreading mental health awareness, and is an irreplaceable conduit to families and serves as liaison between school, family, and community agencies.

She plans therapeutic, remedial, and behavioral modification activities, she is our Aevidum School Advisor, and has helped students in planning and coordinating the Green Out Wrestling Match. Her knowledge base, guidance, and direction to staff and administrators are invaluable. She has been a valued consultant to administrators, counselors, psychologists, faculty, and families during the COVID-19 pandemic, and even more as we face its residual effects. 

Ms. Engles has a reputation for always being ready and willing to provide support with proactive and reactive measures to families and social service agencies. She currently serves on the executive board of the York County Youth Mental Health Alliance and is part of the Children’s Home of York Sanctuary Model Team.

Ms. Bahn and Ms. Engles have made a significant impact on the positive learning environment of our schools and community by providing solutions that help our school district continue to implement "Learning Without Limits". We are extremely grateful to have them in our Rocket family! Congratulations!