October 9, 2021
The Lee’s Summit School District celebrated Melisha Colon as the September 2021 Learning for Life Award recipient.
Colleagues nominated the district English Language Development coordinator, who was previously based at Prairie View Elementary LSR7 as a R-7 Online Academy second grade/ELD teacher. They cited the following in their nominations:
• Her work with students is meaningful and accessible, whether she’s one-on-one or in a small group.
• Her student focus helps to serve each student’s needs.
• Her positivity lifts everyone up.