Shannon Rasmussen was recognized as Alderwood Terrace Rotary Club’s September Educator of the Month.
Rasmussen is a strong teacher leader who goes out of her way to make sure students and staff are welcomed and become familiar with Brier Terrace Middle School. She has advocated for new staff and new student orientations and has volunteered to coordinate them.
She led the effort at BTMS to change the first couple of days of school to welcome students and coordinate workshops that help all students build the skills to negotiate middle school successfully. The school had comments from families that their students felt right at home and well prepared to start the year as a result of Rasmussen’s efforts.
Rasmussen is Math Department Chair and also coaches softball at Mountlake Terrace High School.