Shannon Perna 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teacher
Shannon Perna, a 6th grade teacher at Palomino Intermediate School, was named a 2016 Rodel Exemplary Teacher by the Rodel Foundation. In all, 15 teachers received this prestigious honor. Rodel Exemplary Teachers are selected based on their outstanding student achievement in high‐need schools, their ability to mentor new teachers and the recommendation of their principals and Rodel’s observation team. These teachers, representing the best in the state, will be asked to mentor high-potential student teachers from Arizona colleges of education.