The Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation is pleased to announce a gift that will support the JCPS Teacher of the Year Program. Don and Linda Eisinger have established the Eisinger Teacher of the Year and Outstanding Educator Award, which will begin when these annual awards are presented in Spring 2016. Because of Mrs. Eisinger’s passion for teaching and love of children, the Eisingers have established this gift to support these awards for the next 15 years.
Mrs. Eisinger was a teacher for 37 years. She taught two years in Clinton, MO and one year in Odessa, MO before coming to Jefferson City. She began her career with JCPS at North Elementary, where she taught for 14 years. Mrs. Eisinger then moved to West Elementary where she taught 3rd grade until she retired in 2011.
Mrs. Eisinger was the 2004 JCPS Teacher of the Year. She was then selected as the 2005 Missouri State Teacher of the Year. Mrs. Eisinger was also inducted into the Jefferson City Public Schools’ Foundation’s Hall of Leaders Program in 2012 as an Outstanding Retired Educator.
The Jefferson City Public Schools Foundation will manage this wonderful gift that will support two distinguished teachers each year for the next 15 years with a monetary gift to the Teacher of the Year and the Outstanding Educator.