Posted by Dr. Honora Norton
The Sun Lakes Rotary Club (SLRC) extends congratulations to the winner of the Club’s  May 2021Teacher of the Month Award:  Rose Marie Bogue, 3rd Grade Teacher at Chandler’s Galveston Elementary School.  
Rose Marie has been a teacher for over 37 years, 13 of which have been at Galveston Elementary.  Additionally, she is an English Language Development Program Specialist.  Rose Marie earned her Bachelor’s degree in 1984 at California’s Azusa Pacific University; and, in 1987 her Masters Degree from California’s Cal State San Bernardino.   
The award selection is based on: teacher’s total years of service in the field of education; examples of how the teacher goes above the normal requirements and enhances student education; the respect shown for the teacher by her/his peers, students and parents; and, the teacher’s involvement in extracurricular activities and service in the community,
A $500 check is awarded to the honored teacher - $200 from the Sun Lakes Rotary Club, $200 from Earnhardt Automotive Center and $100 from Trust Bank.  
Sun Lakes Rotary holds Tuesday weekly hybrid (Zoom and Palo Verde Country Club) Tuesday meetings for its more than 80 members.   Among the projects supported by Sun Lakes Rotary are education through schools in the Chandler Unified School District literacy through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and water access and sustainability through the Navajo Nation Water Project.