Video: Teacher and Guide Dog Visit Vermont School to Give Thanks

Kathy Nimmer and Nacho

Kathy Nimmer and Nacho, the blind guide dog raised in Mr. Schatz's first grade classroom, return to visit MEMS.

Posted by Manchester Elementary Middle School on Tuesday, March 22, 2016


Last week, students at our local school received a visit from 2015 Indiana Teacher of the Year Kathy Nimmer and her guide dog, Nacho. Two years ago, the dog was a regular visitor to Manchester Elementary-Middle School teacher Eric Schatz’s first-grade class as part of his socialization training. Nacho was the fourth puppy that the Schatz family raised in partnership with Guiding Eyes for the Blind. As you can see, the students really enjoyed seeing Nacho again, and Nimmer’s speech surely drove home the point that the students’ work with the dog was important.

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