FARMINGTON, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — This week's Maine Education Association Inspiring Educator is Stacey Augustine, a kindergarten teacher at W.G. Mallett School in Farmington.

Coworker Nicole Ball says Augustine is an energetic, positive educator who inspires 5-year-olds every day. She says Augustine is creative and does her best to meet the needs of all students.

Ball says Augustine has incorporated many modes of technology, cooking, science and social studies into her weekly routine, which is not easy with the strict curriculums that are put in front of the teachers.

She says Augustine is always welcoming to all students and families.