The Indian Prairie Educational Foundation and District 204 recently honored Graham Elementary School physical education teacher Matt Cooper with the A+ Award.

You can watch the A+ Award video below that recognizes Cooper for “Making a Difference.”

Cooper was described as a role model. “He provides creative and fun ways to teach concepts and keep the students interested,” one parent shared.

Cooper has been teaching at Graham Elementary School since 2002. He shared that he is truly blessed to be in such a great situation; a blend of amazing families, students, and staff. “They make my job easy when I truly look forward to seeing them each day,” Cooper said.

Wells Fargo Advisors is partnering with IPEF and District 204 to help recognize one staff member each month for making a difference for students. To celebrate these outstanding staff members, Wells Fargo Advisors is donating $500 for the staff member to use in his or her school.

Nominate a staff member by visiting A+ Award Nomination.