As one of four teachers selected by Halifax Education Association to represent the impactful service of all educators, Gladys Townsend is honored to be among the number.

Townsend, a special education teacher as well as a supporter of student growth and professional education developement, has dedicated years of her professional and personal life to enhancing the lives of learners even beyond the classroom.

Having experienced a number of successes, failures set-backs and triumphs in her 30-plus year tenure as an educator, Townsend is gratefully blessed to be a contributor to the lives of students and the community.