The Husband and Wife Law Team, Mark and Alexis Breyer, selected Jennifer Weber as Teacher Appreciation Award winner for November.
Weber teaches language arts to the seventh grade at Westwind Elementary School in Phoenix. She was surprised in her first period classroom by attorney Mark Breyer, who brought in a giant check for $250, a plaque, and announced a pizza party for her class.
Breyer is a certified personal injury specialist and attorney at Breyer Law Offices in Ahwatukee. Along with his wife Alexis, the Breyers award a monthly prize to one teacher that has gone above and beyond in their field.
Weber teaches language arts and is a team lead at Westwind Elementary School in Phoenix. She has been teaching with the Pendergast district for 14 years. Her current mission is to help improve language test scores at Westwind, a school with 1,200 students. The winning nomination noted that Weber not only excels teaching writing to her students, but as a team lead, she inspires and guides the teachers she works with. She goes to bat for her struggling students, the nominator wrote.