The following testimonial was shared by London City Schools in selecting Mark Stafford as a 2016 Celebrate Teaching Distinguished Educator. 

Mark Stafford has an ever-present love of learning and his students. Mark goes above and beyond to create an engaging atmosphere that breeds creativity, critical thinking, and imagination. His ability to collaborate fosters opportunities for his students and the entire school community. By having students work together, he has created a positive classroom climate, showcases the benefit of collaboration, and facilitates team work. Our school is a better place because of Mark's dedication to education, children, and creativity.