Four Arkansas teachers were recognized this week as semi-finalists for 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson and Johnny Key, Arkansas Department of Education Commissioner, announced the four semi-finalists during a ceremony held at the Governor’s Mansion on Thursday. 14 regional finalists were also recognized during the ceremony.
The 2019 Arkansas Teacher of the Year will be announced later this fall. This teacher will serve as an educational ambassador in Arkansas and represent the state in the National Teacher of the Year competition.
The 2019 ATOY semi-finalists are:
Grade 3 Literacy
Parkway Elementary School
Bryant School District
Dawson Education Service Cooperative
Grades 9-12 AVID & Communication
Little Rock Central High School
Little Rock School District
Monitor Elementary School
Springdale School District
Northwest Arkansas Education Service Cooperative
Grade 8 Science
Sheridan Junior High School
Sheridan School District
Arkansas River Education Service Cooperative