She is the winner of the 2015 THA Teacher’s Excellence in Education Award!

This Award was established by donors Robyn Kessler and Martha Sampson to recognize faculty members of Tucson Hebrew Academy who go above and beyond in the classroom and for the school. Chris Graves received the majority of nominations collected from THA students, parents, teachers and faculty, and their many comments shined a light on Chris’s exceptional dedication to her students. She received $1,500 to be used toward professional development and/or enhancing the learning experience for her students. Congratulations Chris!

“Chris inspires every student who comes through her classroom to love reading and learning. She comes up with some of the most creative projects to work on with her students.”Parent of 4th Grade THA Student

“Ms. Graves is creative. I like her Bonus Buck and Memory Books!”-4th Grade THA Student

“Chris goes way beyond expectations, and on an individual basis. She does many things outside the classroom.”Parent of 4th Grade THA Student

“Chris’s energy and enthusiasm are contagious!”THA Administrator

Chris Graves
Chris Graves, JCF Program Officer Allie London, and THA Head of School Jon Ben-Asher