How teacher Brett Bigham went from being the best in his state to out of a job in less than two years involves months of frayed relations between him and his district.
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January 13, 2015
Now in its 5th year, Standing Ovation for D.C. Teachers recognizes the importance of public school teachers in the nation's capital.
April 30, 2014
The Council of Chief State School Officers has named high school English teacher Sean McComb, of Maryland, the 2014 National Teacher of the Year. He is one of the youngest teachers to win the award.
October 16, 2013
This morning PEOPLE magazine announced the six winners of its second annual "Teacher of the Year" contest.
July 30, 2013
The American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages this week announced the finalists for its annual National Language Teacher of the Year Award. Among the five finalists, three are Spanish-language teachers. They are Norma Arroyo of Fossil Ridge High School in Fort Collins, Colo.; Linda Egna...
January 17, 2013
The four finalists for the 2013 National Teacher of the Year have just been announced by the Council of Chief State School Officers.
April 23, 2012
Rebecca Mieliwocki, a 7th grade English teacher in California, was named the 62nd National Teacher of the Year this morning. According to a press release from the Council of Chief State School Officers, which sponsors the annual award, Mieliwocki is a 14-year veteran teacher has been in her curre...
January 25, 2012
Just a quick heads-up: The Council of Chief State School Officers has announced the finalists for the 2012 National Teacher of the Year. They are: • Gay Barnes, an elementary school teacher in Alabama with 21 years of experience; • Alvin Aureliano Davis, a high school music teacher in Fl...
May 06, 2011
Yesterday I had the chance to speak with several Teacher Ambassador Fellows at the teacher town hall meeting hosted by the U.S. Department of Education.
May 02, 2011
Michelle Shearer, a chemistry teacher at Urbana High School in Ijamsville, Md., has been selected as the 61st National Teacher of the Year, according to the Council of Chief State School Officers.