Teacher Spotlight: Carolyn Makes a Difference in Troy
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Teacher Spotlight: Carolyn Makes a Difference in Troy

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TROY, MI — Great teachers matter. In Troy, we are fortunate to have teachers like Carolyn Van Noord.

Patch has partnered with T-Mobile to recognize teachers and show them how valued and appreciated they are.

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This entry comes from Judith Tracey, who nominated Carolyn Van Noord of Troy.

Teacher’s name

Carolyn Van Noord

How do you know the teacher?

She is a teacher at Project Search for Troy Schools for Special needs kids in transition, the program is at Beaumont Hospital, my granddaughter has had a job through this program for 1 year. Carolyn’s support, training and care has been amazing, she is a dedicated teacher.

What does this person teach?

Life skills for children’s mental development, job training and learning to work in an adult environment. My granddaughter has been working for a year now, lives independently and is doing great. Carolyn is a miracle worker.

Why do you think a teacher should be appreciated and honored?

She does everything she can to support her children, taking time out of work to help them. She took my granddaughter to her first job interview and then took her to and from work.

What do you wish everyone knew about the teacher?

“We are incredibly committed to each child and will make sure that children find employment before they graduate from the Troy School District transition program.”

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