Congratulations to teacher Lindsey Surridge from Angus McKay School on being chosen to receive a Distinguished Teacher Award from Brandon University!
Lindsey was born and raised in Brandon. She graduated with a bachelor of education from Brandon University in 2004 and began her teaching career with River East Transcona School Division. Her first teaching position was Grade 2 at Angus McKay; she's also taught Grade 3 and Reading Recovery at the school. She considers herself fortunate to have spent 18 years teaching there.
Lindsey believes in building connections with her students through kindness and acceptance, so every student feels valued and heard. Building a class community is very important to her. She works to build strength and confidence in her students. She strives to make teaching fun by bringing student interests into the classroom and helping students to explore new ideas through inquiry.