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Washington, DC Mayor Bowser Names Alejandro Diasgranados as 2021 DC Teacher of the Year
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Washington, DC Mayor Bowser Names Alejandro Diasgranados as 2021 DC Teacher of the Year

Washington, DC (STL.News) Mayor Muriel Bowser presented Alejandro Diasgranados, a fourth and fifth grade teacher at Aiton Elementary School, with the 2021 DC Teacher of the Year Award.  The prestigious honor is awarded annually to a public or public charter school teacher in Washington, DC who has demonstrated outstanding leadership and commitment to student achievement and comes with cash prize of $7,500. “Outstanding educators like Alejandro Diasgranados help students connect what they learn in the classroom to the world around them and inspire them to be life-long learners,” said Mayor Bowser.  “We thank Mr. Diasgranados for all he has done for his students and the Aiton Elementary community. Congratulations on being selected as the 2021 DC Teacher of the Year!” In addition to receivi...
Missouri Announces Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year
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Missouri Announces Finalists for 2020 Teacher of the Year

Jefferson City, MO (STL.News) - After receiving more than 240 nominations from citizens, school districts and charter schools throughout the state of Missouri, the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) announced seven finalists for the 2020 Missouri Teacher of the Year award.  This year’s finalists represent five different regions throughout the state and highlight the broad range of course options that are helping prepare Missouri students for success beyond graduation. The seven finalists include: Dan Brinkmann, Washington – automotive technology, Four Rivers Career Center Melissa Grandel, Fordland R-III – English language arts, Fordland High School Zachary Hamby, Ava R-I – English language arts, Ava High School Denise Henggeler, Northeast Nodaway Co. R-V – fo...