Teaching Profession

National Teacher of the Year Finalists Announced

By Anthony Rebora — January 25, 2012 1 min read

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 Florida;

Rebecca Lynn Mieliwocki, a 7th grade teacher in California; and

Angela Wilson, a teacher with the Department of Defense Education Activity who is currently working in a middle school in Italy;

The winner will be announced this spring. More on the finalists and the process here.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Teaching Now blog.