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Excelsior Springs School District

Hear from Anna Haddad about how her golden apple is a reminder that hard work can change lives.

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Meet Anna Haddad

Teacher Ambassador

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I keep the golden apple on my desk so I remember that—even on hard days—I’m making an impact, a difference in students' lives.


  • 7th Grade English Language Arts Teacher



    • District Teacher of Distinction
    • Girls on the Run Coach

    Teacher Certification Program

      Why I Teach

      I became a teacher to make an impact on young people's lives, to be someone they can depend on, and to share my love for books and language with them while doing so. I value creating a safe learning environment, where students are free to cognitively engage in learning opportunities and become leaders of their generation. Teaching allows me to be involved in students' lives during formative years and share my love for literacy with them every day.

      By the Numbers

      • 3,000

        Dedicated Students

      • 250


      • 6

        Schools in the District

      About Excelsior Springs

      • About

        Excelsior Springs School District offers a comprehensive educational climate that prides itself on progressive thinking. From our abundant technology to our project-based learning model, each and every student and staff member is expected to model continuous learning and growth.  Excelsior Springs has been named one of the 25 most innovative schools in the nation by the American Association of School Administrators (AASA).

      • Salary, Compensation & Benefits

        When you dedicate your life to the pursuit of teaching others, you deserve to be compensated accordingly. At Excelsior Springs, you will find a comprehensive benefits package that includes a competitive salary, multiple health insurance options, paid dental and vision benefits, and flexible spending accounts geared to you and your family's needs.

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