BELINDA Pringle, from Wasleys Primary School, has been honoured for her dedication to education, at the SA Public Teaching Awards.
Belinda (pictured) won the award for Excellent School/Preschool Support Staff Member of the Year.
She works as the school finance officer, runs the school library and also provides regular classroom support.
The award recognised her initiative well beyond the expected role and impact throughout the community.
Belida encourages students into charitable activities which extends their self-esteem and pride in their school community.
The SA Public Teaching Awards, announced on World Teachers’ Day, recognise school and preschool staff who are considered role models in their community.
Minister for Education and Child Development Grace Portolesi said this year’s state winners show an enormous level of commitment and enthusiasm to the children and students they work with.
The State Award winners will each receive a scholarship of up to $20,000 to go towards their professional development.