"She knows all the levels of all these kids. She makes what she's doing appropriate to every kid."
-- Terri Nilson-Bugella, principal John Powers Center
"We always refer to each other as partner. We feel we're each others' yin and yang. One of my favorite things about Abbie is she's a team player. She's very dynamic; she's also very flexible. Adaptability is a huge piece of that."
-- Sandy Boyd, science and social studies teacher John Powers Center
"She's the best teacher in the world. She teaches good stuff to kids."
-- Seventh-grader Jack Balian
"He likes all his teachers, but he really likes her, I think, because she's fair and still can relate to the kids and still have the teacher respect. He thinks she's cool."
-- Anita Ferrara on her eighth-grade son, Nathan