Walt Whitman High School would like to congratulate Mr. Keith Goldman as Walt Whitman's and South Huntington School District's Teacher of the Year! Mr. Goldman embodies all the qualities of a phenomenal teacher, showing the dedication and empathy necessary to make all within his classroom successful. Over the course of his 17 year career, Mr. Goldman has dedicated himself to helping all students in need, no matter their struggle. He has not only helped those students within the ENL program, providing them opportunities for success but is currently teaching within the inclusion setting, reaching students with disabilities to find avenues of success within the Earth Science curriculum. Throughout his 17-year career, Mr. Goldman has been a model teacher, inspiring a love for Science and learning within all his students. Mr. Goldman prides himself on continually improving his instructional practices to instill that same love he has for not only Science but learning. The energy he commits every day to his students is not only inspiring but infectious. Mr. Goldman is a prime example that teachers do make a difference in their students’ lives and those interactions can have a lasting effect, shaping their future for the better.