Dave Hansen was recently awarded the Crystal Apple, which is an award voted on by his peers. He has been teaching for six years at Salem Elementary. Mr. Hansen is known for his great sense of humor and for both his love of teaching and for students. He is always striving to find new ways to reach his students and loves to incorporate technology into the classroom. Mr. Hansen also helps other teachers; he is currently serving as a mentor teacher and for the past two years has taken on students teachers. He is always striving to be a better teacher and we appreciate all he does for the students and our school.