2018 Arizona Teacher of the Year still to be decided
Scottsdale, Ariz., September 28, 2017 – The Arizona Educational Foundation (AEF) announced the five Ambassadors for Excellence and five Semifinalists of the Arizona Teacher of the Year program Thursday.
One of the five ambassadors will receive the coveted title of 2018 AEF Arizona Teacher of the Year at the annual awards luncheon on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at the Arizona Grand Resort and be in the running for the National Teacher of the Year title.
- Amy Ball, Kindergarten Teacher at Madison Traditional Academy of Madison Elementary School District, Phoenix;
- Allison Davis, Kindergarten Teacher at Knox Gifted Academy of Chandler Unified School District, Chandler;
- Erica Davis, Twelfth Grade English Teacher at Basha High School of Chandler Unified School District, Chandler;
- Josh Meibos, Kindergarten through Sixth Grade Physical Education Teacher at David Crockett Elementary School of Balsz Elementary School District, Phoenix;
- Justean Palmer, Fifth Grade Math Teacher at Canyon Ridge School of Dysart Unified School District, Surprise.
Brenda Kilmurray, Fifth Grade Teacher at Huachuca Mountain Elementary School of Sierra Vista Unified School District, Sierra Vista;
- Leah Oliver, Ninth through Twelfth Grade Sports Medicine teacher at Mountain View High School of Marana Unified School District, Tucson;
- Janelle Roberts-Perrin, Kindergarten through Twelfth Grade Adaptive Physical Education Teacher at Cactus Shadows High School of Cave Creek Unified School District, Cave Creek;
- Ruth Ruiz, Sixth Grade Spanish Immersion Teacher at Clarendon Elementary School of Osborn Elementary School District, Phoenix;
- Nichole Spencer, Eighth Grade Science and STEM Teacher at Wilson Elementary School of Wilson Elementary School District, Phoenix.
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