Bob Williams

Palmer, AK | Years Taught: 1987 – 2017

Bob believes that all students who walk through his classroom door must feel respected, valued, welcomed, and safe so that they can learn, thrive, and flourish. Williams motivates and inspires students through class mathematical cheers. Collaborative school-wide math assemblies, and the personal encouragement of each student with comments like, “I love your work ethic. I believe in you.”

Additional Recognition

  • 2011 • National Board for Professional Teaching Standards Certification
  • 2010 • NEA Foundation Horace Mann Award for Excellence in Teaching
  • 2009 • NSF Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics Teaching
  • 2009 • Alaska State Teacher of the Year
  • 2008 • Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Teacher of the Year
  • 2008 • Colony High School Teacher of the Year