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New Minnesota Teacher of the Year to be named Sunday, May 2


Tue, Apr 27th, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

St. Paul, Minn., April 27, 2010 - The 2010 Minnesota Teacher of the Year will be named this Sunday, May 2. Amber Damm, 2009 Teacher of the Year, will name her successor at the annual Teacher of the Year banquet at The Northland Inn in Brooklyn Park. The Teacher of the Year will be selected from the attached list of 10 finalists by a panel of civic and business leaders.



The Minnesota Teacher of the Year program is a celebration of Minnesota's tradition of excellence in education. The program is in its 46th year and is open to all licensed teachers in the state. Teachers are nominated by the general public, including students, parents, colleagues, community members and through self-nomination. There were 107 candidates in this year's original field.



What: Announcement of Minnesota Teacher of the Year

When: Sunday, May 2. Banquet from 1-3 p.m.- estimated announcement at 2:30 p.m.

Reporters are advised to arrive by 2 p.m.

Where: Grand Ballroom

The Northland Inn

Boone Ave. North and Interstate 694/94

Brooklyn Park, MN



Additional Details for News Media:

· The Teacher of the Year will be available for media interviews immediately following the banquet and during the week of May 3. You may also want to note that Tuesday, May 4, is National Teacher Appreciation day. That fact may provide a good lead-in for your news stories.



· Please contact Lonnie Hartley to schedule interview appointments.



District

Anoka-Hennepin

Eden Prairie

Montevideo

Owatonna

Roseville

Saint Paul

South Washington County

South Washington County

West St. Paul-Mendota Heights-Eagan

Winona

Name

Marcia Nelson

Zong Heng

Richard Halterman

Matthew McCartney

Joe Bartos

Ryan Vernosh

Phil Bratnober

Regina Seabrook

Ikhlas Abdelkhalig

Dwayne Voegeli

Subject, Grade(s)

English, 11-12

Elementary, 4

Science, 9-12

Elementary, 5

Elementary, 4

Elementary, 6

English, 10-12

Social Studies, 10

Elementary, 1

Social Studies

School

Crossroads Alternative High School

Forest Hills Elementary School

Montevideo High School

Washington Elementary School

Little Canada Elementary School

Maxfield Magnet School
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STATE PATROL RECOGNIZES HEROIC CITIZENS; TROOPER OF THE YEAR

Thu, Apr 22nd, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

ST. PAUL - Four Minnesotans who pulled a driver out of a vehicle submerged in a pond and another citizen who went through flames to save an injured driver whose vehicle caught fire were among those recognized by the State Patrol on Tuesday, April 20, ..... 
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High school students, legislators and climate leaders give a thumbs up to clean energy at the State Capitol to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day

Wed, Apr 21st, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA - Students from across the state will gather in the Rotunda at the Minnesota State Capitol this Earth Day to talk about actions they're taking to reduce the carbon footprints of their schools. They'll be sharing the microphone w ..... 
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Recession Continues Pushing Rents "Out of Reach" in Minnesota Counties

Wed, Apr 21st, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

St. Paul, MN (April 21, 2010) - As the recession drags on, families struggle to make ends meet, with rents unaffordable across the state. A just-released national report says that a 2-bedroom apartment remains beyond the means of Minnesota's average ..... 
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Applications open for Minnesota high school bands to play in 2010 University of Minnesota homecoming parade

Wed, Apr 21st, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL (4/20/2010) - The University of Minnesota is inviting high school bands from around the state to be a part of the U of M's prestigious Homecoming Parade and perform to over 20,000 viewers! The Homecoming Committee is currently ..... 
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Minnesota D.A.R.E. Partners with St. Cloud Hospital/CentraCare's Recovery Plus

Wed, Apr 21st, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

St. Cloud, MN Area- Minnesota D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), Inc. has partnered with St. Cloud Hospital's Recovery Plus to expand prevention programming in the St. Cloud area. "Bringing prevention and treatment together to share resource ..... 
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Local Truckers Invited to Learn About Important New Regulations

Wed, Apr 21st, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

Local Truckers Invited to Learn About Important New Regulations

The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) Safety Council will host five

simultaneous seminars across the state to educate attendees on CSA 2010.

WHAT:

The Fed ..... 
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Annual rural health conference focuses on embracing change

Tue, Apr 20th, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

The Minnesota Rural Health Conference, Leading Change for Rural Health, will be held June 28-29 in Duluth, Minnesota. Health care professionals, state and local policymakers and students will gather for this two-day event to discuss how rural health ..... 
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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Science Museum of Minnesota to Host the 2010 National Federal Junior Duck Stamp Contest on April 23, 2010

Tue, Apr 20th, 2010
Posted in State of Minnesota

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will hold the 2010 National Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest at 10:00 a.m. on April 23, 2010 at the Science Museum of Minnesota. The event is free and open to the public. A link to a live online broadcast of the contes ..... 
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