Early Learning Champions 2018

Angela Hamilton

Angela  Hamilton Arizona
  • Vegas PBS
  • George E. Harris Elementary School
  • Las Vegas, Nevada

Angela Hamilton—with experience in computer network and programming, family engagement facilitation, and pre-K teaching—is an educator making a difference at Harris Elementary School and beyond. She is a skilled, genuine, and engaging professional whose knowledge and dedication truly shine through in all her efforts. Angela effectively integrates technology into her classroom instruction, sharing this skill currently and when she worked as a Vegas PBS Ready To Learn (RTL) workshop facilitator. During her time with the RTL team, she helped improve the quality of Vegas PBS’s family engagement workshops through thoughtful and creative ideas that aligned with RTL content and Nevada State Standards. She seamlessly integrated instructional strategies for early learners, while simultaneously coaching and mentoring their parents and caregivers in English and Spanish. Despite the challenges of the position, Angela consistently received positive feedback from parents and teachers for her ability to make these workshops fun, engaging, and relevant for the whole family. 

PBS KIDS Character Connection: Sid the Science Kid since he is always ready to learn something new and bring you along with him. Angela hopes that as a teacher, she can excite that same enthusiasm for learning and bring everyone along for the journey.