2016 Winner

Ms. Holly Morell

Joseph M. Gallagher

3rd–5th Grade English as a Second Language

“Just walk into Ms. Morell’s classroom. You can see, hear and feel the learning taking place. Her style is incredible. … She creates such importance around the educational environment that students don’t want to let her down."

Holly Morell is a third-grade teacher at Joseph M. Gallagher School. This is her 24th year teaching and her 19th year with the CMSD. She especially loves teaching English as a Second Language. Holly received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and Sociology along with a master’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University. She holds a TESOL endorsement from Cleveland State University and meets Ohio’ requirements to teach third grade reading. Holly also serves as a CMSD mentor for new teachers. Holly lives in North Royalton with her husband and three children, two of whom are in college studying education and nursing and one in high school.

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Office Hours

Mondays 3:00-4:00

Open Classroom

For CMSD teacher visits

Classroom Visits: 2nd Tuesday of each month
Please email to schedule a visit

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