Cora Jensby named Volunteer of the Month

Jensby helps Roosevelt Elementary first-graders with their reading and writing. She was honored at the Nov. 24 Governing Board meeting as Volunteer of the Month.

Cora Jensby Nov VOTMCora Jensby puts her teaching experience to good use as a volunteer at Roosevelt Elementary. She is devoted to helping students succeed. At the Nov. 24 Governing Board meeting, Jensby was recognized for her dedication to students when she was named November Volunteer of the Month. 

Tribute to Cora Jensby

Cora taught for 15 years in Mesa Public Schools. Her experience shows in her passion for helping to educate students as a volunteer at Roosevelt Elementary.

For the past six years, Cora has spent two days per week helping first-graders with their reading and writing. Her sweet demeanor is motivating and soothing. She works with small groups of students, as well as one-on-one to help those who struggle.

Cora encourages students to practice their sight words and set goals. She attentively monitors their success. Cora's dedication has a positive impact on their academic progress. Students love to see Cora, because she's always smiling. She is helpful, friendly and extremely dependable.

Cora, thank you for your dedication to Roosevelt Elementary. We are pleased to honor you as Mesa Public Schools Volunteers of the Month.

Volunteer of the Month prizes

Jensby received a certificate, tumbler, coaster, candy bouquet and copy of the tribute from Mesa Public Schools. She was also awarded a $50 Amazon gift card and a book titled "Gratitude" from the Mesa Foundation for Educational Excellence.

(Associate Superintendent Bruce Cox honors Cora Jensby as Volunteer of the Month at the Nov. 24 board meeting. Photo by Tim Hacker/Mesa Public Schools)


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