Working with special needs students has allowed Nicole McCaskey to look at success in a different way.
McCaskey has been teaching for the last five years. She teaches handicapped and special needs students at Roosevelt Middle School in Springfield. She received her bachelor’s degree in special education from Bowling Green State University and is pursuing her master’s in administration.
McCaskey and three other teachers will be receiving the Excellence in Teaching award on March 18. The awards program is sponsored by the Springfield Rotary Club, Ohio Edison, the Springfield Foundation and the Chamber of Greater Springfield.