We gathered your nominations and now it's time to vote for your favorite District 51 teacher. Vote now for April's Teacher of the Month so we can hook them up.

We always look forward to hooking up our Teacher of the Month and making them smile with tons of recognition and prizes. It's always up to you to choose the winner and now that we have all of your nominations, it's time to vote.

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Last month you voted Jenifer Ellyson as our Teacher of the Month and now it's time to determine who April's Teacher of the Month will be. Vote for April's Teacher of the Month below. Voting is open until Sunday, May 2 at 11:59 p.m. so make sure you vote before then.

April's Teacher of the Month will get lots of prizes including:


  • $150 Gift Card to Big O Tires
  • $50 Gift Card from Farmers Insurance the Josh Dewitt Agency
  • 1 Hour Massage from Rimrock Wellness
  • $50 to Colorado Legacy Coffee
  • $50 Gift Card from Targett & Associates Insurance Service
  • Townsquare Media Gift Basket

Some of the extremely sweet nominations we received for the teacher in the poll above just remind you of how big of an impact our District 51 teachers have:

Kresta Christensen - Juniper Ridge Community School

  • Ms. Christensen is an amazing teacher for countless reasons! I've never seen her without a genuine smile on her face. She truly knows each of her students and wants the best for each of them.
  • Ms. Christensen deserves to be Teacher of the Month because she's nice. She never yells at us and she gives us extra recess

Jesse Hoisington - Fruita Monument High School

  • Hoisington has made such a big impact on my son this year. Every day my son has Mr. Hoisington, my son has a story to tell me about that class and what Mr. Hoisington did! I feel it’s very important for teachers to have positive impacts on these kids these days and Mr. Hoisington does just that!

Robin Thye - Dos Rios Elementary School

  • Mrs.Thye deserves to be a Teacher of the Month (teacher of the year honestly!) Because after teaching for over 30 years, she's retiring. She has a lifelong passion for helping kids fall in love with reading, and there hasn't been a weekend or school break that she's not been working on stuff for her classroom.

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