Mrs. Amy Bordash is Edison High School’s Teacher of the Month for September. This is her 2nd year teaching at Edison Local; however, it is her 15th year as a teacher. In her short time at Edison Local, she has taught Algebra and 7th Grade Math. Interestingly, Mrs. Bordash’s hiring has brought her back to where she began her career as a student-teacher at Stanton under Mrs. Cynthia Bordash (Retired) and Mrs. Nancy Davis.
Mrs. Bordash taught 6th-8th Grade Math and Reading at Buckeye North Middle School and 7th Grade Reading/Language Arts at Weir Middle School before being hired by Edison in 2018. Mrs. Bordash was named Weir Middle School Teacher of the Year in 2015 and also served as a technology trainer with the West Virginia Center for Professional Development in Charleston, providing teachers with new strategies to implement technology in their classrooms. In addition, Mrs. Bordash was a technology trainer for Hancock County Schools and designed and implemented an Ipad and technology training for teachers to enhance their classroom instruction and student engagement. She was also essential in training Hancock County teachers on the shift to Common Core Standards as well as other topics. Today, Mrs. Bordash has taken an active role as a member of Edison’s Districtwide PBIS team.
Mrs. Bordash grew up in Toronto, Ohio and graduated from Steubenville Catholic Central before moving on to Alliance where she graduated from Mount Union College in 2003 with her bachelor’s degree in Middle Childhood Education with a focus on Math, Reading and Language Arts. After several years of teaching experience, Mrs. Bordash continued her education at Franciscan University, where she earned a Master’s Degree in Educational Administration in 2010.
Mrs. Bordash has also been very active in athletics during her career serving as an assistant volleyball coach at her alma mater, a head middle school volleyball coach at Weir Middle and is currently serving Edison Athletes as a junior high track coach.
In 2015, she married Matt Bordash, a 2003 Edison Alum, and moved to Richmond. Amy is a member of the Festival in the Woods Committee, which is focused on giving back to our community and revitalizing it with new and exciting community events. In the winter, you can find Mrs. Bordash at Double M Tree Farm helping families find their perfect Christmas trees and greenery. Amy also enjoys traveling the country, hiking, skiing and spending time with family and friends.