Congratulations to Jane Tesner Kleiner! On May 20, this landscape architect, parent of a Hough student and founder of the school’s Green Team received the 2016 Washington Association of School Administrators’ Community Leadership Award for the Columbia River region.

VPS Superintendent Steve Webb nominated Tesner Kleiner in recognition of her volunteer work with Hough Elementary School. She has helped provide many environmental education opportunities for Hough students, including the creation of Hough’s outdoor learning lab.

(Pictured above, from left: Mike Kleiner, Jacob Kleiner, Superintendent Steve Webb and Jane Tesner Kleiner)