Arizona Teacher of the Year 2013

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What makes a good teacher great? Arizona PBS salutes Arizona teachers with its Arizona Teacher of the Year 2013 broadcast Friday, January 11 at 9:30 p.m. This Arizona original production features insights from students and colleagues who explain what makes each of the five award finalists so remarkable.

An Arizona PBS original production made possible by the Friends of Arizona PBS.

The Arizona Teacher of the Year program is a program of the Arizona Educational Foundation and the only statewide program that spotlights the contributions of Arizona’s teachers. The program annually recognizes five exceptionally skilled and dedicated pre-kindergarten through 12th grade public school teachers. Nominees are those individuals who have gained the respect and admiration of students, parents, and co-workers. They play an active and useful role in their communities as well as their schools, often distinguishing themselves as leaders. They have a superior ability to help all students achieve.

2013 Arizona Teacher of the Year

Nancie Lindblom
11th & 12th Grade American History
and Government Teacher
Skyline High School
Mesa, Arizona
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2013 Ambassadors for Excellence


Becky Cavazos
4th Grade Teacher
Borton Magnet School
Tucson, Arizona
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Lindsey Connor
7th Grade Mathematics Teacher
San Tan Elementary School
Gilbert, Arizona
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Katrina Herrera
6th Grade Special Education
Mathematics Teacher
Sierra middle School
Tucson, Arizona
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Jose “Chach” Snook
7th & 8th Grade Choir and Drama Teacher
Flowing Wells Jr. High School
Tucson, Arizona
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Congratulations!

-Learn more about education resources specially geared towards K-12 classrooms at azpbs.org/asset.

-Educators can also find more benefits by becoming members of Eight! Explore what discounts for your classroom and professional development opportunities are available.

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