Employee of the Year 2020: OIS

Oxford Intermediate School Employee of the Year

Carol Troll

Carol Trott

Music Teacher
Oxford Intermediate School

“It is an honor to be selected. To have the appreciation and respect of my fellow colleagues is the ultimate honor. I love being a part of the OIS team and am very humbled to have been chosen.”


The Oxford School District (OSD) is proud to recognize Oxford Intermediate School (OIS) Music Teacher Carol Trott as our OIS Employee of the Year for 2020. Mrs. Trott helps make our district a great place to work and learn.

Here’s what OSD had to say about Mrs. Trott:

“Mrs. Trott is so deserving of this award! Her daily actions truly show that she loves being a teacher by how she builds relationships with each student, makes learning so much fun, and supports her colleagues in so many ways! She is truly an asset to OIS and the OSD!”

“Mrs Trott does an amazing job of teaching our students about music. As a high school music teacher, it is evident that the students I receive have a solid foundation from her instruction.”

“Trott is phenomenal. She always looks for new and interesting ways to engage the students. She sees a solution where others see a problem. She is definitely a team player and has a heart for students and education.”

“She possesses all of the characteristics a teacher should - empathy, tenacity, persistence, and preparedness. Always. In the little time I have gotten to know her, I have seen how hard she works to better the school, the community, and her students. I admire and appreciate her attention to detail and her love for the kids. Thank you, Mrs. Trott!!”

“Mrs. Trott is a team player and gives so much to her students and to the faculty of OIS. She is a consummate professional and deserves this recognition for her faithful service.”

“Mrs. Trott is amazing with children and makes sure that they all understand and can relate to the way music shapes our lives.”

“Wonderful educator who looks to find ways to engage all of her students in the arts.”

“Carol is concerned with creating the best possible educational experience for her students, but goes above and beyond to work with her administration and fellow teachers. She models the professionalism we should all be emulating.”

“Mrs. Trott works tirelessly for her students and school. She is kind of our unsung hero. She is the first to congratulate someone, our biggest cheerleader, and a huge advocate for her students. She epitomizes what a teacher and co-worker should be.”

“She helps integrate other subject matter into music and goes the extra mile with performance opportunities after hours.”

Congratulations, Mrs. Trott! You’re a great representative of the #ChargerNation.