The following testimonial was shared by Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools in selecting Kassie Coffman as a 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator. 

Kassie Coffman is a dedicated professional. She is not afraid to take risks in the classroom and is willing to share her successes and failures in the classroom with her peers. Kassie is willing to assist her team in learning and implementing best practices, and often shares notes and tutorials with all staff in the district because she is so committed to helping all students succeed. 

Kassie is an early adopter, and strategically places technology and formative instructional practices throughout her lessons to maximize student growth and achievement. She is a leader on her team, and uses innovative practices to engage her students in deep learning. Her data has consistently been green and is reflective of her belief that all students can learn at high levels.