Maple Avenue Elementary School special education teacher Lisa Goforth was recently honored after a student’s grandparent nominated her for an award. Goforth was recognized Nov. 17 at the Learning Disabilities Conference held at Waukesha County Technical College in Pewaukee. The conference was sponsored by the Wisconsin Division of Learning Disabilities, Learning Disabilities Association of Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Council for Exceptional Children.
The grandparent who submitted the nomination wanted to express appreciation to Goforth for helping her grandchild in school. In the nomination, the grandmother noted that Goforth went out of her way to understand and meet her grandchild’s needs.